Rhode Island's Civil War Hospital
Author Frank L. Grzyb will offer a slide presentation about a little known Civil War army general hospital formerly located at the northwestern tip of Aquidneck Island in an area called Portsmouth Grove. With the aid of numerous illustrations, engravings and rare photographs, attendees will learn about the establishment of the hospital, its inner workings and its staff. A book signing will follow the talk. $5 admission, $1 NHS members. Colony House, Washington Square. RSVP to 401-841-8770.