Become A Member, Volunteer,  Or Donate 

     One doesn’t have to become a member of the historical society to volunteer their time or talents.  There are numerous volunteer opportunities for school groups, scouts, civic associations, and private individuals to assist in a variety of important and beneficial projects on behalf of the Museum.  Joins us for a project, an event, or a lifetime.  Contact us via e-mail or telephone and let us know what your interests are.  

 401- 231- 7363


     Would you like to become a member of the Historical Society of Smithfield?  It’s easy.  Just print and fill out the membership form provided below and mail it to the Smith-Appleby House.  

Click on membership form image to enlarge, then print.

There are no requirements to become a member, and one can be as active and involved as they want to be. 

Benefits include free tours on tour days, advance tickets to Historical Society events, invitation to member only events, a quarterly newsletter, and the right to vote on museum and historical society matters.


      To Donate:

     The mission of the Historical Society of Smithfield is to preserve and protect local history.  As such, we are always greatly interested in any old documents, photographs, or other historical memorabilia relating to our town.   (See the historic photos and documents under Smithfield History elsewhere on this website.) 

     If you have any items you’d like to share, please contact us by phone or e-mail.   We will be happy to scan or photograph the items and return them to you if you prefer.    


     The Historical Society of Smithfield/Smith-Appleby House Museum is a registered 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization.  As such, monetary donations are tax-deductible, and help preserve the Smith-Appleby House Museum and its history for future generations. 

The Smith-Appleby House Museum
c/o The Historical Society of Smithfield
220 Stillwater Road
Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917-1849

















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