Portsmouth RI Historical Society Survey 2020

Dear Patron,

Thank you for your support of The Portsmouth Historical Society.  We have a new Five Year Strategic Plan that identifies our critical goals to support the historical record and current relevance of our rich history. Two core goals of the Plan include programming and member engagement. To assist us in our planning, we need your advice. 

Thank you for your valuable input.

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* 1. How important are the following

  Not at all important Not very important Neither important nor unimportant Very important Exceptionally important
Preserving Portsmouth history to you PERSONALLY
Preservation of the historic buildings of Portsmouth
Preservation of historic maps, letters, diaries, records and legal documents related to Portsmouth history
Preservation of historic artifacts, such as Revolutionary War, farming, art works, clothing and furniture, related to Portsmouth history
Placement of signage/markers at places where historical events occurred

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* 2. The PHS produces numerous events each season which educate our residents on our history. Please rate how likely you are to attend the following events?

  Extremely unlikely  Not very likely Neither likely or unlikely Very likely Extremely likely
Re-enactments of historical events which occurred in Portsmouth
Recreation of the cultures that have resided in Portsmouth, such as Indigenous People, military, farming, mining, etc.
Lectures on Portsmouth history since it’s founding
Lectures on the history of Aquidneck Island
Lectures on the history of RI
Special exhibits at the Museum
Musical performances, indoors or outdoors
An annual festival to commemorate the day Portsmouth was founded.

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* 3. How often have you visited the PHS Museum?

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* 4. How many times did you attend PHS-sponsored events in the last year?

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* 5. What is your FAVORITE Portsmouth Organization? (be honest, we won't feel bad of you don't choose PHS)

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* 6. What other organizations (not limited to Portsmouth) do you support?

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* 7. What is your age group?

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* 8. How many in you family?

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* 9. How long have you lived in Portsmouth?

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* 10. What is your current PHS Membership Level? 

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* 11. Are you interested in being a PHS volunteer?

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* 12. Contact Information (Optional)

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