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.

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

The Point Association’s Archive

We digitized many of the photos and maps that are in our archives and put them online. Just click the link below and it will take you to our photo album.
The Point Association’s Photo Album

Information About the Point

Charles Follen McKim on the Point

Rev. William S. Child’s Schoolhouse, 11 Chestnut Street Architect: McKim

Our Physical Archive

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

Books and Journals

The Point Association’s Map Collection

Point Association Information since our founding in 1955



How to Research the History of Your House

We have compiled a list of sources for researching your home on the Point:  How to Research Your House on the Point

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.