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Friends and fellow HistWick members,

 

Enhancement to our Interactive Map

Earlier this year, we obtained legal rights to Tim Cranston’s books on the history of local homes in the village. We have now made that information public on our website. Tim’s first book is now available in our interactive map. When on the home page, scroll down to See an Interactive Map of Wickford (in a green box). Click on a home and a photo and detailed information will appear. Give it a try today!

 

Board member Chris Scofield and web designer Cynthia Bogart are working on adding to the website maps Tim’s information that covers homes on Brown, Elam and West Main Streets. We are very appreciative of Chris and Cynthia skillful work and amazing dedication to this HistWick project that residents and visitors alike will find valuable and engaging.

 

Save these Dates!

Wickford in Bloom 2020 – On Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 from 10 am to 4 pm (rain or shine) HistWick will sponsor a captivating, self-guided tour of the town’s most beautiful gardens. During the event, the Plum Beach Garden Club will host a Garden Marketplace in the charming greenhouses on West Main Street that’s sure to enhance visitors’ garden tour experiences. A dedicated group of HistWick and Garden Club members are busy planning and organizing these events that will undoubtedly be outstanding. So mark your calendars now and invite family and friends . . . there’s more to come!

 

Wickford Art Festival – The 58th Annual Wickford Art Festival will take place on July 11th and 12th. The festival attracts around 60,000 art fans from near and far.

 

Membership

For those who renewed their HistWick membership, thank you for supporting our mission to preserve, protect and celebrate historic Wickford Village. If you need a membership form, you can download one from our website. We are proud to report that in 2019, we had 134 members not only from North Kingstown, but other communities as well.

 

Respectfully yours,

Mike Donohue, President

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