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The R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission is planning the

 

30th Annual Rhode Island Statewide Historic Preservation Conference

 

Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Chepachet Village

 

                        Click on the link above to register and for more information.

 

Please note that there will be a specific tour of Foster as described below:

 

B9 - Country Life and Community Life in Foster BUS TOUR*

Saturday April 25, 2015  2:00 3:15 pm

Jess Pykosz, Farm Manager, Borders Farm Preservation, Inc.
Ed Robinson, President, Foster Preservation Society

 

This tour connects the story of individual families whose farms were scattered across the countryside to the villages where they gathered to eat and to drink, to worship, to learn, to shop, and to govern.  We start with a visit to a 200-acre, 19th-century farmstead donated by the Borders family to a non-profit that works the land, hosts public programs, and preserves the property in perpetuity.  Then we visit the village hamlet of Foster Center which developed in the late 18th century and continues to serve as the focus of community and civic life.

 


Rabies Clinic

Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 1:30pm - 2:30 pm at the Foster Fairgrounds

 

    


Clayville Cemetery

 

Clayville Cemetery Clean-up

Date : TBA

 

Students from the Met School will be visiting Foster to assist cleaning up the Clayville Cemetery.

 

This is a big project.  Any help will be welcome.

 

 


FOSTER OLD HOME DAYS

 

July 24, 25, & 25, 2015

Admission: $TBA

Children under 12 are free

 

Directions:

Follow Rt. 6 to Rt. 94 South to Fair grounds, or

Follow Rt. 102 to Rt. 94 North to Fair Grounds, or

 

Click on link for MapQuest directions.

 

Fairgrounds are located directly behind the Foster Town Hall and Police Station.


 

Click here to see some of our past programs and events.

 

 

 

Foster Preservation Society

P.O. Box 51

Foster, RI 02825

Phone (401) 397-5687

Email: fosterfps@msn.com