A.W. Buckbee Center

The A. W. Buckbee Center located at 2 Colonial Avenue, was acquired through the generous donation of Albert and Judy Buckbee and their children. This elegant 1927 brick building that was the Albert Wisner public library for many years, now houses the an extensive historical archives and 1000 piece clothing collection. Belongings of the famous mid-1800s sportsman Henry William Herbert, known by his pen name Frank Forester, are here. This unique space can accommodate up to one hundred people. It includes a grand assembly hall with high ceilings, two-story windows, kitchen and a spacious reception area available to rent for weddings or any occasion.

The Buckbee Center serves as the Main Office of the Warwick Historical Society and is currently open to the public on Monday – Friday from 9am to 1pm.

A.W. Buckbee Center - Headquarters of The Warwick Historical Society

A.W. Buckbee Center – Headquarters of The Warwick Historical Society