Documentary Captures the Wonders of Watch Hill

Tune in to Rhode Island PBS tonight at 8:30 p.m. to watch the premiere of Watch Hill: Portrait of a New England Seaside Village.

The history and charm of Watch Hill make it one of Rhode Island’s most popular summer destinations for both locals and tourists. The quaint shops, serene beaches, fabulous hotels, and of course, the historic Flying Horse Carousel are experiences we grew up loving and are sure to share with future generations. Just the thought of the lovely seaside village has us longing for summer, and while we can’t magically melt the snow, we can help hold you over until the warm weather returns.

Here’s how: Tune in to Rhode Island PBS tonight at 8:30 p.m. to watch the premiere of Watch Hill: Portrait of a New England Seaside Village. The documentary, produced by Weathervane Communications and Ocean State Video, explains the history of the village, showcases its beautiful sights and captures the strong sense of community fostered in the summer hot-spot. The film, based on the book Watch Hill Through Time by Chaplin B. Barnes, also features interviews with some of Watch Hill’s long-standing residents, who reminiscence about the wonderful time their families have spent there. The film was made possible by the Watch Hill Conservancy and a grant from the Alfred M. Roberts, Jr, Charitable Foundation.

Here's the trailer for the documentary.

If you can’t catch the documentary tonight, it will air several times this month on WSBE Rhode Island PBS and WSBE Learn. For specific times or more information, visit rhodeislandpbs.blogspot.com.

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