2024 SFA Family Reunion and Annual Meeting


August 8, 2024 - August 10, 2024    
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Radisson Providence Airport
2081 Post Road, Warwick, RI, 02886, US, Warwick, Rhode Island, 02886, (401) 298-2294

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Sheldon Family Association 2024 Reunion and Annual Meeting

All SFA members and guests are invited to join us for the 2024 Reunion and Annual Meeting in Warwick, Rhode Island (Near Providence), August 8 through 10.   As you’re probably aware, Providence is rich in Sheldon history and a great place to view Sheldon history in person.  This  is our 85th anniversary so we are hoping for a good turnout.

The registration fee is $75 per person and includes tour transportation and snacks.  Please complete the registration form below, where you’ll be able to pay via credit card or by check.   If you wish to pay by check, make your check out to Sheldon Family Association and send it to:

Sheldon Family Association
54 Rock Spring Loop
St. Augustine, FL 32095

The registration deadline is July 7th as is the deadline to reserve a hotel room at the SFA reduced rate (see link below).


Thursday, Aug 8

Arrival – The Board will meet in the evening at the hotel. (Time TBA) All are welcome to meet for dinner at the hotel restaurant or next door at Tavolo Wine Bar and Tuscan Grill.

Friday, Aug 9

Tour day –  Meet the coach bus at the hotel at 8:30 am.  Below are the attractions we will visit:

    1) Roger Williams Park, Providence, learn about the founding of Providence and its connection to Salem, MA.

    2) Sheldon Street, Fox Point neighborhood, Providence, walking tour, 2-3 blocks.  For those who do not wish to walk, there are a few cafes where you can relax and have coffee.

    3) Pawtuxet Village, Sheldon Street and Post Road. Drive by homes or see the locations of former Sheldon homes. Captain Pardon Sheldon homesite, Sheldon St. at Broad Street. A church is now on the site. We may be able to walk on Sheldon Street (2 blocks) or we may walk along Post Road to see the George Sheldon home at 110 Post Road and Carder Tavern, 118 Post Road

    4) Greene Cemetery on Post Road at Atlantic Road, 30 Sheldon memorials

    5) Lunch at O’Rourkes Bar and Grill, Pawtuxet Village (lunch not included in tour price)

    6) Back to the hotel at 2:00

The rest of the day is open to exploring Rhode Island: research, visit Newport mansions, go to the beach, find a museum, try some seafood, relax, and enjoy the day.

Saturday, Aug 10

Annual Meeting – The annual meeting will be held in the hotel conference room from 1:00-3:00.  All members and guests are welcome.  The meeting will also be available via Zoom, for those who can’t attend in person.  More information and instructions on how to connect on Zoom will be available as the date gets closer.

Dinner – We will make dinner plans for those who are staying on Saturday night. Again, all are welcome.

Hotel Reservations

Our hotel is the Radisson Hotel Providence Airport, 2081 Post Road, Warwick, RI.  The hotel has a 24/7 airport shuttle, free parking, free wifi, and an onsite restaurant.  The room rate will be $169 per night (plus tax).  Note: This hotel will change to a DoubleTree Hotel sometime before the reunion.   Your reservations will transfer automatically.

Reservations can be made now by clicking on this link: https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/dv48i3?checkInDate=2024-08-08&checkOutDate=2024-08-11&ratePlanCode=BMHORK

You may also make reservations by phone by calling (401) 298-2294.  Be sure to ask for the Sheldon Family Association rate.

The reservation link and room rate are good until July 7, 2024. Reservations can be canceled before 4 pm Eastern time on August  7, 2024


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Your registration includes personalized bus tour of the Providence area and helps us defer the cost of hotel meeting room and other expenses.


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