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Image of the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers assembling in Providence, R.I. The train station in the foreground is occupied today by the Federal Court House. See also:Military Records - Civil WarCivil War Recruitment Book (1861)Board of Military…


Image of the oceanfront in Narragansett, Rhode Island.See also:Report of Commission on Breachway Between Point Judith Pond and the Atlantic Ocean, Made to the General Assembly at is January Session, 1907, 1907Rhode Island Historical Preservation…


Image of Narragansett Beach located in Narragansett, Rhode Island.See also:Report of Commission on Breachway Between Point Judith Pond and the Atlantic Ocean, Made to the General Assembly at is January Session, 1907, 1907Rhode Island Historical…


Image of the John Bannister House located in Middletown, Rhode Island. The design of this large frame house has been attributed to Peter Harrison and there is a similarity in siding between the Bannister House and the Redwood Library. The siding on…

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Image of the 2 Mile to Newport marker located in MIddletown, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of Tourism…


Image of a farm located in Little Compton, Rhode Island.See also:Remembering Adamsville: Oral Histories Collected by The Little Compton Historical Society, Portraits by Serena Parente CharleboisSakonnet Point Perspectives by James C. Garman and…


Image of the Soapstone Quarry located in Johnston, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical and Architectural…


Image of the Indian State Quarry near Ochee Spring located in Johnston, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical…


Aerial view of Interstate 295 located in Johnston, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical and Architectural…


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…