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Babcock-Smith House Museum
124 Granite Street
Westerly, RI  02891
babcocksmithhouse@gmail.com

401-596-5704

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House Tours

Saturdays in May and June or by appointment
Tours will be offered at 2:00 and 3:30 or by appointment

Also enjoy our granite exhibit on your own while you wait or after you finish house tour.

Open House

Saturday, July 3, 2:00-5:00 pm

2:00 and 3:30 pm:  house tours
3:00-5:00 pm: stop by the Carriage House to see our new blacksmith exhibit and updated educational materials
4:00 pm:  tree dedication by The Children of the American Revolution

Free to all.

Riverbend Cemetery carving

Down by the Riverside - Part II*

Thursday, July 22, (rain date Tuesday, July 27) at 6 pm
Presented by Museum volunteers

Museum volunteers will share insights into the monuments in a section in River Bend Cemetery along the river. Parking is available along the streets by the fence along the river. We will all meet at the large Nardone monument along the river.

River Bend Cemetery
Not-yet members $5; free for members.

*This is a continuation of the 2020 cemetery tour.

Riverbend Cemetery carving

Down by the Riverside - Part II*

Thursday, Tuesday August 10 (rain date Thursday August 12) at 6 pm
Presented by Museum volunteers

Museum volunteers will share insights into the monuments in a section in River Bend Cemetery along the river. Parking is available on the streets by the fence close to the river. We will meet at the large Nardone monument along the river.

River Bend Cemetery
Not-yet members $5.00. free for members

*This is a continuation of the 2020 cemetery tour.

Auction of Treasures from the Attic

Saturday September 18, 1:00 pm   (Raindate Sunday Sept 19)

Save the date! The Babcock-Smith House has cleared out the historic home's attic and we're going to auction off the treasures outdoors on Saturday, September 18th. Preview and vendors open at 1 PM, and the auction will start at 2 PM. If you'd like a sneak peek at some of our items, our wonderful auctioneer Bob Ward has posted 120 photos here: https://www.auctionzip.com/Listings/3597338.html

Babcock Smith House lawn

The Rhode Island 39 Club: Your Passport & Guide to Exploring RI    

Sunday, October 3, at 1pm

Join author and historian, Marty Podskoch, for a talk about his new travel book, The Rhode Island 39 Club, that encourages people to visit all 39 towns and villages in the RI.

Babcock Smith House Carriage House.
Free to members. $5.00 for non-members

Current Rhode Island Covid rules in effect.

Christmas Boutique    

Saturday, December 11, 9 am -1 pm

Cookie platters, raffle of gift certificates, Joshua’s Store and tours of the decorated mansion house.

Babcock Smith House Carriage House.

Current Rhode Island Covid rules in effect.


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