Jamestown RI Web Sites
This is a list of web sites with
content focused on Jamestown. It includes sites
not mentioned in other portions of this web site (several
business and cultural group sites, for example.) Listings
are alphabetical within the following categories:
Businesses in Jamestown:
RI Chamber of Commerce - Local business
members listing and newsletter.
The Jamestown Chamber of
Commerce represents not only the businesses of Jamestown, but
neighboring communities in efforts to promote local business. For
the most up-to-date information on local businesses and events, see
list of all businesses.
Restaurants in Jamestown
Ferry Deli - Jamestown, Rhode Island -
Sandwiches, coffee, bakery items, bagels, soup
and chowders. Patio seating offers a panoramic
view of the harbor area.
Slice of Heaven -
European Style Bakery/Cafe offering a wide variety of soups,
salads, sandwiches, and breakfast items.
Simpatico, Jamestown, RI - Extraordinary
regional Italian cuisine, comfortable, friendly
atmosphere, indoor and outdoor dining with live
Hearth Bakery Jamestown RI - Artisan European
breads baked in a wood-fired oven with
hand-milled grains and other natural ingredients.
Handcrafted pastries and coffee also available.
Brick-oven pizza baked every Saturday afternoon.
Services - Web site design, hosting,
E-commerce storefronts and setup and maintenance
of small business computer networks.
Chemical Company - One of the top chemical
producers and distributors in the country, TCC
provides chemicals for the manufacture of
products that range from commodities to resins
and advanced pharmaceutical preparations.
Marina - Located at East Ferry in Jamestown,
Conanicut Marina offers a well-stocked ship's
store and repair and storage facilities for all
size vessels and provides a base for cruising the
Narragansett Bay area. Offers marina, boatyard, chandlery &
Jamestown Newport Ferry.
Group - A family of companies with corporate
headquarters at 28 Narragansett Ave, Jamestown,
the group provides contract sterilization
services throughout the nation. It operates 8
plants nationwide and employs over 150 people
providing EO Express and Pure Ox services for
sterilization of medical devices, spices, cocoa,
nut meats medical device sterilization, spice and
herb aseptic and cosmetics; plus fumigation
treatment of fruits, vegetables and imported
Expeditions - This pioneer of ecotourism,
begun in 1988, operates small-group,
naturalist-led nature trips to some of the
natural wonders of the Americas. Offerings
include river boat excursions in the Amazon using
the custom-made River Boat Tucano, explorations
in the Galapagos Islands, forest lodges in Peru,
Costa Rica, Brasil and Ecuador. Their Amazon cruises are the
most thoughtful, interesting and authentic explorations of the
Packaging International - Advises companies
regarding compliance with international
environmental packaging and product stewardship
requirements; in particular with Extended
Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws for packaging,
batteries, and electronics.
Corporation - Providers of fall protection
systems designed for a variety of demanding applications including
arenas and convention centers, rooftops, railcar
and truck loading facilities, bridges, pipe racks
and aircraft hangars. Services include site
assessment, design, system installation and
training of employees. Specialty is custom
engineered turnkey solutions to fall protection
challenges where off-the-shelf systems do not
meet the needs.
Management Solutions - With corporate offices
in Jamestown, Integrated Management SOLUTIONS, Inc. (IMS)
supports a wide range of customers, all having the common
denominator of requiring services to support the design,
development, implementation and maintenance of computer-based
systems. IMS specializes in project and program management, systems
test and evaluation, and technical documentation and custom training
services for new system implementations, as well as life cycle
support for existing systems. IMS offers equipment testing and
installation services and also provide special consulting services
including business consulting and facilitation and emergency
& Newport Ferry -
Offering scenic sights from Narragansett Bay, and interesting places
to go and things to do while in the area.
Each Jamestown Newport Ferry trip
around lower Narragansett Bay offers a different and fun experience.
Travel from and to Jamestown from Rose Island, Fort Adams, Anne
Street Pier in Newport, and Perrotti Park in Newport.
Jamestown Boat Yard
- Jamestown RI - Full-service boatyard
handling mooring, docking, storage, repair and
maintenance of power and sailing yachts. Includes
photos of recent repair work.
Electronics - Custom design, installation and
service for navigation, communication and
computer systems specifically designed for marine
Based out of Jamestown, Rhode Island. Servicing Newport & Washington
Family Practice - A small, island practice
care of people of all ages, dealing with acute
illness and injury as well as providing
preventive care and care for chronic conditions.
Office hours are Monday through Friday from
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with extended hours on Wednesday from 7 a.m.
until 7 p.m. During weekends, holidays and nights, Newport Hospital
family physicians and family nurse practitioners are on call for
Jamestown Hardware - A
"real" hardware store. If you need it, the odds are
very good that they have it. See them for your
hardware, plumbing, electrical, lighting, paint
and fishing needs.
Carvings - Fine Wood Carvings - A
labor-intensive hand carving and carpentry
service producing furniture, picture frames, door
panels, bowls, architectural moldings, half-hull
ship models, chairs, seachests and architectural
Lush Group, Inc. - a
Jamestown RI software development and service firm providing custom
software applications and consulting services relating to business
process automation since 1988.
& Murphy Attorneys - General civil
practice located in Jamestown RI. Offering
advice, counsel and representation to business
and family clients.
Communications - Business solutions.
Marketing, public relations, graphic design,
internet and intranet, print services,
Systems, Inc - Developes and sells software
for computer-aided boat & ship design and
construction. The main product, "The
Nautilus System", is an integrated set of
computer programs for defining, fairing,
analyzing, and constructing any type of boat or
Designs - Jamestown RI watercolor artist Shirley Bell online
gallery and store features over 300 of her images of animals, birds,
insects, ocean scenes, and more; gracing an array of beautiful
stationery and gift items. "We believe it is a gift to be remembered
by receiving a beautiful card with a simple note from a loved one."
Civic and Social Organizations:
Lighthouse Museum Association - History of
the light, hours of operation, directions, FAQ,
pictures, information on museum membership and
Scouts, Troop 1 - Narragansett Council, Boy
Scouts of America, Jamestown, RI. Activities,
Calendar of Events, Roster, Leaders, News.
Island Art Association - The Conanicut Island
Art Association, Jamestown RI, encourages art
education, produces three major shows a year
featuring local artists and maintains ongoing
displays of their work.
Island Land Trust - The Conanicut Island Land
Trust was formed in 1984 and is incorporated as a
private, not-for-profit, tax exempt organization.
The Trust is dedicated to preserving the island's
natural resources and open spaces for the benefit
of the entire community, and currently owns, or
has stewardship over four hundred acres of
property on the island. Education of the public
on conservation and preservation issues is also a
major objective for the Land Trust. Associated
with the Trust is The Jamestown Community Farm,
which cultivates approximately three acres of
donated land to grow fresh vegetables for the
Rhode Island Food Bank, food kitchens and
Yacht Club - Jamestown RI - Founded in 1891,
relocated in 1955, the club sponsors an active
sailing and racing program.
Island Lighthouse Society - A chapter of the
American Lighthouse Foundation, the Society is
working for complete restoration of the historic
1857 Dutch Island lighthouse located on in West
Passage, Jamestown RI.
Folk Dance and Song Society - Founded in 1998
the Society offers opportunities to participate
in and enjoy instrumental and vocal music and
dancing. Learn folk, circle, set, line and couple
dances from around the world. Affiliate of the
Folk Arts Center of New England, the Society
includes the Jamestown Community Chorus and the Men's
Chorus of Jamestown.
Baseball League - Cal Ripken League
competition. Kindergarten (age 5-6) to age 12.
Community Chorus - The chorus puts on a
winter and spring show each year, and
participates in concerts, Christmas tree
lightings, choral festivals, exchange concerts,
talent shows, and sentimental journeys. Founded
Community Theater - A non-profit, volunteer
organization, founded in 1990, committed to
fostering the growth of arts, culture, social
awareness, and education of Jamestown young
people through joint involvement of youth and
adults in theater productions and disussion of
related social issues.
Department - History and capabilities of the
department and description of the Fire Museum
which includes a fully operational 1894 Lafrance
steam fire engine.
Womens Club of Jamestown RI - Sponsors social
and fundraising functions and organizes community
events intended to enhance the quality of
community life in Jamestown. Also makes targeted
contributions to other organizations to further
P.T.O. - Promoting cooperation of families
Philomenian Library - Incorporated in 1847,
the library was named for a debating society.
Hours of operation, programs, online catalog
RI Community and Non-Profit Organizations -
Index page with links to almost two dozen civic
group sites hosted on the Jamestown Community
RI Rotary Club - Description of the local
organization, calendar of activities, and copies
of "The Windmill" a record of meetings.
Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force -
Supporting and initiating community based
programs designed to discourage and prevent
substance abuse in Jamestown, including drugs,
alcohol and smoking. Local restaurant guide
indicates which have bars and/or offer smoke-free
Club - A family-oriented yacht club centered
around the Conanicut Marina based on no pretexts,
little formality, no physical property, and
plenty of socializing and fun.
Project - News and information about The
Litter Project. Make a difference by picking up
one piece of litter per day. Bulletin board and
notices of local projects and events.
Rocket Dawgz - The non-governmental Jamestown
Fireworks Committee bringing 4th of July
fireworks to Jamestown every year since 1996.
Meet the crew. Learn how to donate money.
Farm - Society for Preservation of New England
Antiquities - The Watson farm offers visitors
a glimpse into the way life was lived in
Jamestown for three hundred years. The main
farmhouse was built in 1796. The 280 acre working
farm has cattle, sheep, horses, a large vegetable
garden and two miles of picturesque trails.
Baptist Church - Jamestown, RI - Worship
schedule, history of the church, study and
activity groups, photos.
Mark Catholic Church - Jamestown, Rhode Island
- Worship schedule, contact information, history
of the church.
St. Matthew's Episcopal Church: - Jamestown RI -
Worship schedule, news, history of the parish.
Municipal Government - Contact information
for local government. Names and telephone numbers
for administration, town council and school
Rhode Island Community Profile - Compiled by
the Rhode Island Economic Development
Corporation. Includes short description of
Jamestown, information on municipal government
structure, list of officials and contact data,
census information and economic data.
RI - The Municipality - Official website of
the Town of Jamestown. Scheduled town meetings,
due dates for municipal taxes and fees, listings
of town agencies and officials with phone numbers
and email addresses, links to other government
agencies and websites with useful local content.
Entire current Jamestown Comprehensive Community
Plan and Code of Ordinance are linked from this
RI Town Meeting Records - Minutes of meetings
of Town Council, School Committee, Planning
Commission, Zoning Board, Charter Review
Committee, Buildings and Facilities Committee;
plus assessment data.
Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority -
Created in 1954, this Jamestown-based Authority
built, operates and maintains the Newport (Pell)
Bridge and maintains the Mount Hope Bridge.
Contains photos, facts and history of both
RI Assessment Data - Search by lot, owner
name or street address.
RI School - Pre-school through grade 8. News
Kingstown High School - Jamestown RI high
school students attend the recently upgraded
North Kingstown High School. Programs,
activities, and resources.
Outdoor and Recreation Activities and Locations:
Lighthouse and Park - History, photos, old
postcards and more. The lighthouse, built in
1856, and a lighthouse museum are located in
Beavertail State Park at the rocky southern tip
of Conanicut Island (Jamestown RI).
State Park - Popular for sightseeing,
saltwater fishing, hiking, and naturalist
programs. Includes a history of the lighthouse
Wetherill State Park - Jamestown RI - This
former coastal defense site, once named Fort
Dumpling, sits upon 100 foot high granite cliffs
offering spectacular views of Newport Harbor.
Description, photos and history.
Golf Course - Description of the course,
amenities and fees.
Bay - a Friend's Perspective - In-depth
history of Narragansett Bay area and its changes
over time. Covers geology, political history,
environmental issues. Written by Stuart Hale,
1979, updated 1999.
Island Scuba Sites - Photos and site
descriptions of four Jamestown area diving sites
- Beavertail, the Dumplings and Fort Wetherill
plus King's Beach in Newport.
Island Sea Grant Daytripper's Guide to Jamestown
- From the Daytripper's
Guide to Rhode Island, an online version of Public
Access to the Rhode Island Coast (February
1993), combined with portions of A Guide to
Rhode Island's Natural Places (1995).
Coastal access points and wildlife areas with
descriptive materials including a detailed
Shore: Discovery of Rhode Island Coastal
Environments - Educational web site geared to
students in grades 3 to 12. Includes a detailed
virtual field trip to Beavertail State Park and
Lighthouse, other material covering the
geography, geology and biology of the area,
suggested classroom activities and references.
Charter Fishing - Charter fishing in
Narragansett Bay, Block Island, and offshore
waters for shark, tuna and other species. The 31
ft vessel leaves from Jamestown's Dutch Harbor
Rhode Island - Guided surfcasting with
outdoor writer and shore guide Joe Lyons. Outings
on Conanicut Island and its environs are offered
at all experience levels. Fishing articles, tips
Real Estate Agencies and Services:
Island Properties - A full service real
estate company specializing in island homes
and exclusive homes by the Bay. Owned and
operated by Jamestowner Caroline Bailey and her
daughter Susan Bailey.
21 Boulevard - A Fine Homes and Estates
agency serving Newport County RI from offices in
Newport and Jamestown. Specializing in luxury
Real Estate - Services for owners, buyers and
sellers of single family homes, vacant land,
condos, and commercial. Site includes maps,
photos, and narratives describing Conanicut
Island and its neighborhoods.
Realty, Real Estate Foreclosure Specialists -
Specialists in the sale and purchase of
foreclosed and distressed properties.
Realty - A full service agency offering
assistance in buying, selling or renting property
Rhode Island Real Estate Buyer Agency:
Catherine A. Goode DeVellis is a
Certified Buyer Representative, representing real
estate buyer's interests throughout the real
estate purchasing process. Based in Jamestown,
serving all of RI. Services, testimonials,
Mansions & Manors -Gloria J. Kurz,
Principal. Boutique real estate firm emphasizing
personalized service and specializing in
waterfront homes and unique properties.
Publisher since 1995 of "Real Estate
Views", a local real estate newsletter.
Jamestown Rental Realty - Vacation, seasonal
or long term rentals on Conanicut Island.
Property photos and descriptions, information for
tenants and landlord/owners.
Jamestown Rentals - The rental division of
Island Realty, specializing in Jamestown/
Conanicut Island/ Newport area rentals. Includes
a search function to screen listings. Agent Dan
Voyage Inn, Jamestown, RI - Elegant Victorian
hotel named in commemoration of its 1889
relocation, by barge, from Newport. Award-winning
East Bay Bed & Breakfast:
In town Victorian B&B offering four guest
rooms featuring pillow top queen size mattresses,
television with DVD or VCR, air conditioning,
breakfast and afternoon pastries and easy walking
distance to Jamestown's shops and restaurants, as
well as the ferry to Newport. Newly renovated by
innkeepers Greg & Donna Olney Kohler.
View - a "New England Shingle
Style" cottage with 4/5 bedrooms and 2 full
bathrooms, on a very private lot with
greenery on three sides. Located next to the
Jamestown Country Club, with a view of the golf
course, Marsh Meadows Nature Conservatory,
farmlands, and a distant view of West Passage.
Minimum two week or four week rental periods May
News and Information Sources:
Community Pages - Postings of community
events, community and non-profit organizations,
business listings, free classifieds,
"DIY" news and local pictures.
Jamestown Press Online - Online source for
news impacting Conanicut Island. Find local news,
classified ads, "This Week in History",
Island Calendar and commentary on local life.
Newport Daily News - Locally owned and
managed since it was established in 1846, it is
the most significant news medium in the area.
Published Monday through Saturday, it focuses on
Newport and areas to the east of Jamestown.
Standard Times - A web publication of
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers and Hometown
Newspapers focused on Jamestown, North Kingstown
and the areas on the western side of Narragansett
Science and Environment:
Conservation Agency - The Conservation
Agency, headquartered in Jamestown, provides
biological data and consulting services to assist
local land trusts in defining and implementing
regional strategies for preservation of
biodiversity and habitat in the Narragansett Bay
Fisheries Section, RI Dept of Environmental
Management - Located at Ft. Wetherill in
Jamestown. Provides research and monitoring of
marine species to support effective management of
finfish and shellfish populations. Includes
extensive list of links related to marine
fisheries, commercial fishing and sport fishing.
Geology of Jamestown RI - Reviews the
geological processes that shaped Jamestown RI and
the Narragansett Bay area; starting with the
emergence of Avalonia about 565 million years
ago, continuing through continental collisions,
glacial modifications to the land and
post-glacial increases in sea level.
Critical Resources Atlas - Set of maps
showing facilities and significant features,
forests & wetlands, land use, groundwater,
soil hydrology, watershed sub-basins,
biodiversity and coastal wetlands. Part of a
Rhode Island Historic USGS Maps - Maps of
Narragansett Bay made in 1892, 1942 and 1944
showing parts of Jamestown, Rhode Island.
RI Images on MIT/RI Orthophoto Server -
Interactive satellite image mosaic of the
Jamestown RI area on University of Rhode Island
Nautical Chart for Jamestown RI - Interactive
nautical chart allows re-centering and zooming in
on Narragansett Bay and adjacent areas.
Map of Jamestown RI - Interactive USGS
topographic map allows viewer to zoom in or out
and re-center as desired. Shows streets,
buildings, elevations and landmarks.
History and General Information:
Village's Rhode Island Information Page:
Information on where to stay and what to see and
do in Rhode Island. You'll also find links to
other sites with more information about Rhode
Art in Ruins - the
Old Jamestown-Verrazzano Bridge: Photographs
and information about the bridge and plans for
List of Geneology Sites on the Internet - Rhode
Island: Huge collection of links to
geneological information and historical
information on Rhode Island.
of Jamestown RI - Historical and
Architectural Resources of Jamestown Rhode Island
is a comprehensive work published by the Rhode
Island Historical Preservation and Heritage
Commission. This web version excludes photos and
and Newport RI History - A brief history of
Jamestown and environs. Formation of Narragansett
Bay by glacial action, Native Americans,
Colonists, changes to way of life over time.
Provides links to more detailed information.
Historical Cemetaries - List of cemetaries on
Conanicut Island dating from 1675. The DAR
recorded some of the Jamestown cemeteries in
1941. Benjamin F. Wilbour and Waldo C. Sprague
recorded 3 complete and 2 partial cemeteries in
1954. Phase II has been complete on the Town
Cemetery, the Quaker Burial Ground and three
smaller cemeteries. 10 cemeteries have been
registered with 15 thought to exist. There are
some cemeteries on the north end of the island
that we have not found yet. Of the 1,000 marked
graves, 710 have been entered in the database.
Jamestown is 71% complete.
RI - Rhode Island Visitor Information -
Jamestown and Newport RI information includes
history of the area and things to see and do.
Learn about ferry and sightseeing boats, dining,
train rides, walks, lighthouses, parks and
recreation areas, Newport mansions, other
historical sites and museums.
Register Historic Properties: Jamestown RI -
Properties in Jamestown RI and other Rhode Island
communities that have been entered in the
National Register of Historic Places.
Newport County, RIGenWeb
Site - Many tools and useful links for
geneological and historical searches.
Island Forts - Short descriptions of military
forts past and present including information on
Jamestown's Prospect Hill Fort, Beaver Tail Fort,
Conanicut Battery, Fort Conanicut, Fort
Weatherill, Fort Burnside, Fort Getty, Fort
Greble and Fort Kearny. Many of these were known
by additional names at various times.
Town -- Jamestown - Jamestown local guide and
directory from OSO.com