Johnston, Rhode Island, 1759 to 2009: 250th Anniversary
by the Johnston Historical Society, Louis Press, 2009.
Includes historical profiles of Johnston's villages, its people, government, municipal services and institutions, plus chapters on manufacturing, transportation, parks and recreation, Tales of Old Times, and a timeline of events significant to the history of the Town of Johnston.
Softcover, 82 pages, $10, available through the Johnston Historical Society.
by Louis McGowan and Daniel Brown, Arcadia Publishing, 2006.
Providence is a look at the city through old postcards. No historical society funds were used in the production of the book, but part of the royalties paid to the authors will be donated to our society.
Softcover, $19.99, available from Amazon.com, at local bookstores, or through the Johnston Historical Society.
Images of America: Johnston Vol. II
by the Johnston Historical Society, Arcadia Publishing, 1999.
The Society takes a further look at historical Johnston through photographs and postcards contributed by town residents and from the Society's collection. Includes chapters on Farms, Homes and Other Buildings; Small Businesses and Big Mills; Schools and Churches; Police, Fire, and Politics; Working; Family and Friends; and Entertainment and Recreation.
Softcover, $10, available from Amazon.com, or through the Johnston Historical Society.
Images of America: Johnston
by Louis H. McGowan and the Johnston Historical Society, Arcadia Publishing, 1997.
A look back at life in Johnston through rare nineteenth and twentieth century black and white photographs and postcards. Includes chapters on the villages or areas of Thornton, Graniteville, Hughesdale, Morgan Mills, Manton, Simmonsville, Pocasset, the West End, Belknap, and Olneyville-Merino.
Softcover, $10, a few copies are still available through the Johnston Historical Society.