Working to Preserve the History of Our Neighborhood 

The History and Archive Committee’s mission is to collect, preserve and share the history of our unique neighborhood with Point Association members, researchers and other interested parties.  Please find below an overview of what our archives contain.

We are in the process of digitizing our archives. To view the photos we currently have digitized please click this link to our Flikr Pro page:
Other online photo collections:
Providence Public Library Digital Collections
Newport Historical Society Gladys Online Collection Database

If you are interested in joining the History and Archives Committee, please email us at

The Point Association’s Archive

Our archives include:

Photos and Documents

Books and Journals

Map Collection.pdf

Point Association Information since our founding in 1955


To request information from our archives, please email us at:
We are a volunteer group, so please allow time for us to respond.

How to Research the History of Your House

In addition to the Point Association’s Archives, there are many other valuable resources to help you research the history of your house.

Organizations That Have Helped Us

Much gratitude and thanks is due to the following organizations who have advised our History and Archives Committee. We encourage everyone to support these organizations and to take advantage of the many interesting programs and tours they offer. 

We also would like to thank Salve Regina University for their continued guidance in organizing, properly storing and digitizing the materials in our archives.

Here are a few of the photos from our archives

If you have historical photos of the Point feel free to add them here.  If you would like us to scan your photos we would be pleased to  scan them, return the originals to you along with a scanned copy and add the scans to our archives. 

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