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Image of the home of Samuel Ward King located in Johnston, Rhode Island. Samuel Ward King (May 23, 1786 – January 20, 1851) was the 15th Governor of Rhode Island from 1839 to 1843. King was born in Johnston, Providence County, Rhode Island to…

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Washington City
February 1803
Sir,
In compliance with a request of the House of Representatives of the United States as well as with a sense of what is necessary, I take the liberty of urging on you the importance and indispensable…


Image of the Stagecoach Tavern located in Glocester, Rhode Island. Cyrus Cook’s Tavern, or The Stagecoach Inn c. 1800: A 2-story structure, with two, brick, interior chimneys and several doors in a hip-roofed piazza across the front. It is set…


Includes two images of Main Street in Glocester (Chepachet), Rhode Island.See also:Town of Glocester, Rhode Island Monograph, November 1976Department of Economic Development - Videotapes, Tourism, 1977-1992Development Council photographs, circa…


An image of the Dorr Memorial located in Glocester (Chepachet), Rhode Island. Nearly seventy years after the Declaration of Independence, Rhode Island was still governed by the English Royal Charter. Suffrage rights guaranteed under the charter…


An image of Cherry Valley in Glocester (Chepachet), Rhode Island.See also:Town of Glocester, Rhode Island Monograph, November 1976Department of Economic Development - Videotapes, Tourism, 1977-1992Development Council photographs, circa 1945-1980The…


Various images of the Kent County Courthouse located in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Also includes an image of the drawing created to celebrate the courthouse's 250th anniversary. The building is now used as the East Greenwich Town Hall. The…


Various aerial views of Crescent Park located in East Providence (Riverside), Rhode Island.The Crescent Park Amusement Park was a bustling old-time amusement park on the shores of Narragansett Bay in Riverside, Rhode Island. The park operated for…


Aerial image of the Rumford Chemical Works building located in Rumford, Rhode Island. The Rumford Chemical Works is significant as an important local industry that produced nationally known products. The limit was founded by George P. Wilson and…


Image of Windmill Cottage (built 1866) at 144 Division Street in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Windmill Cottage is a historic house and former windmill at 144 Division Street in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. It was the home of George Washington…


Image of a street view from atop the Masonic Lodge located in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.See also:Department of Economic Development - Videotapes, Tourism, 1977-1992Development Council photographs, circa 1945-1980The Book of Rhode Island, 1930This…


Image of a street scene in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.See also:Department of Economic Development - Videotapes, Tourism, 1977-1992Development Council photographs, circa 1945-1980The Book of Rhode Island, 1930This is Rhode Island, 1972Rhode Island…


Image of the southeast water view in East Greenwich, R.I.See also:Department of Economic Development - Videotapes, Tourism, 1977-1992Development Council photographs, circa 1945-1980The Book of Rhode Island, 1930This is Rhode Island, 1972Rhode Island…


Image of Post Road looking north in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.See also:Department of Economic Development - Videotapes, Tourism, 1977-1992Development Council photographs, circa 1945-1980The Book of Rhode Island, 1930This is Rhode Island, 1972Rhode…


Image of Main Street in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.See also:Department of Economic Development - Videotapes, Tourism, 1977-1992Development Council photographs, circa 1945-1980The Book of Rhode Island, 1930This is Rhode Island, 1972Rhode Island…


Image of the Lonsdale Company located in Cumberland, Rhode Island. The Lonsdale Water Power Company, an unchartered corporation founded by the firm of Brown & Ives with Edward Carrington and others, was organized in 1825. The company proceeded…


Image of the Westcott House located in Cranston, Rhode Island.See also: Cranston: National Register of Historic Places., 1984 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical…

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Image of the Thomas Fenner House, built 1677, located in Cranston, Rhode Island. The Thomas Fenner House or the "Sam Joy Place" is an historic stone-ender house on 43 Stony Acre Drive in Cranston, Rhode Island. It is one of the oldest surviving…


Image of a tavern located in Cranston, Rhode Island.See also: Cranston: National Register of Historic Places., 1984 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical Preservation…

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An image of the Robert Rhode House located in Cranston, Rhode Island.See also: Cranston: National Register of Historic Places., 1984 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island…

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