Welcome to the Tiverton Historical Society website!
We invite you to visit the historical Chace-Cory House, 3908 Main Road at Tiverton Four Corners from 2-4:30 PM on Sunday during the months of June to September and participate in our events throughout the year. (Note: We will be closed June 15, 2014) In order to keep the roof over our head maintained, we need to charge a small fee for tours. Admission is free to Tiverton Historical Society (THS) members and children under 12 years, $3 for non-members, and $2 for students and seniors (60 years+). Directions
EVENT OF THE MONTH
Colonial Day at Chace-Cory House
The Tiverton Historical Society invites you to step back in time to the early colonial inhabitants of Tiverton and enjoy Colonial Day at Chace-Cory House and grounds at Tiverton Four Corners from noon to 5 PM on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Local crafters and artisans will be exhibiting and/or demonstrating colonial crafts such as weaving, quilting, basketry, wood carving, rug braiding, sailor valentines, and more. There will be colonial games for kids of all ages, with croquet from noon to 2 PM, and others to play there or take home. There will be food and drink available for purchase, including a piece of homemade pie!
Please support the Tiverton Historical Society by coming to this educational and entertaining event at Chace-Cory House’s last open weekend of the season. No fee or ticket needed – free will donation to help us with the costs of our shingling and building maintenance that we have done and have yet to do…come see what we’ve done!
We have more great events planned for 2014 – check out the details on our Programs and Events page. We also have an exclusive event planned for December. We are selling raffle tickets for a Holiday Hosting at the Chace-Cory House for twelve people on Sunday, December 28th from 6-8 P.M. We will supply the house decorated for Christmas, with heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks served by some of our members. The winner will only have to supply the guests. Tickets are $10.00 each, or 3 for $25, and may be purchased at CCH (Fridays 4-5 PM or Sundays 2-4 PM) or at any of our events this season.
The Tiverton Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, with its headquarters in the Chace-Cory House. Members and donations are always welcome! Check out our Support THS page to see what items and services we need . . . those needing community service hours can download a log sheet as well.
Here is a list of our accomplishments in 2013: THS Accomplishments 2013
Thanks to all our volunteers and supporters who made it a great year for THS!
Carlton Brownell was instrumental in the restoration of Chace-Cory House and support of our Society. In his memory, we established a scholarship fund. We awarded two scholarships this spring to Roseline Martin from Tiverton High School and Dylan Mello of Little Compton. Congratulations! Our thanks to all who donated to the scholarship fund! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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