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Image of the Ocean View Hotel located on Block Island, R.I., c. 1940.Nicholas Ball built the Oceanview Hotel, the largest hotel on Block Island, in 1872. He made his fortune in the California Gold Rush of the 1840’s. President Ulysses S. Grant…

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