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 (or by appointment) and participate in our events throughout the year. 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 (55 years+). Directions
EVENT OF THE MONTH
Annual Spaghetti Supper
The third annual Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser will be held at 6 PM on Saturday, 11 October at Amicable Church for historic preservation and restoration projects. The $12 donation (or 2 tickets for $20) includes spaghetti & meatballs, bread, salad, a beverage, dessert, and door prize ticket. A 50/50 raffle, basket raffles, and more complete the evening’s entertainment. You can also purchase raffle tickets for the Holiday Hosting Party (described in the next section). Spaghetti Supper tickets are available from any Board member or at Chace-Cory House Fridays from 4-5:30 PM or at Manchester Tree & Landscaping on Main Road. You may also send a check payable to Tiverton Historical Society to Caroline Wordell, 42 William Sisson Road, Little Compton, RI 02837. We need to get a count of attendees by 7 October, please!
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 each, or 3 for $25, and may be purchased at CCH (Fridays 4-5:30 PM), at any of our events this season, or at Manchester Tree & Landscaping on Main Road. You may also send a check payable to Tiverton Historical Society to Caroline Wordell, 42 William Sisson Road, Little Compton, RI 02837. The drawing will be held at our annual meeting in November.
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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