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Images of the Esek Hopkins House located on 97 Admiral Street on the north side of Providence, R.I. From Providence: A Citywide Survey of Historic Resources by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission:Esek Hopkins House 1756 et seq.:…


Images of the Stephen Hopkins House in its initial location on the northeast corner of Towne (now South Main) Street and Hopkins Street and in its current location on the southwest corner of Benefit and Hopkins Street. From Providence: A Citywide…


Image of the Admiral Esek Hopkins statute in Providence, R.I. Excerpt from: Esek Hopkins Papers at the Rhode Island Historical SocietyEsek Hopkins (1718-1802) was born April 26, 1718 in Chapumiscook (Scituate), RI and was one of nine children born to…


Image of the original 1895 McKim, Mead & White Elevation Plan of Rhode Island State House, depicting [Independent] Woman atop the dome. The Rhode Island State Capital is located on the border of the Downtown and Smith Hill sections of the state…


Image of Teutonia House, located at 156 Broad Street in Providence, R.I., the site of the future Outlet Department Store and the current location of Johnson & Wales University.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa…


Image of the State Office Building at 2 Capitol Hill prior to the building of I-95, the Department of Administration and the Department of Health Buildings, 1946.See also: Department of Transportation negatives, newspapers and scrapbooksPreston…


Image of a soldier standing in front of the Cranston Street Armory located in Providence, Rhode Island.The Cranston Street Armory is a historic building in Providence, Rhode Island. It was built in 1907 at a cost of $650,000.00. The architects …


Image of a Street Sweeper and the Hanley Brewing Company beer wagon located at 428 – 438 South Main Street, corner of Transit Street in Providence, R.I., c. 1890.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island…


Image of the removal of the trolley tracks on Washington Street in Providence, R.I. on August 9, 1951.During the early nineteenth century, public transportation was confined primarily to horse drawn vehicles of the Union Railroad, which had been…


Images of the Dexter Training Grounds located in Providence, Rhode Island.Dexter Training Ground, situated in the Eighth ward, on Dexter street, is nearly oblong in shape and contains an area of about nine acres. It was given to the city by…


Image of World War I soldiers at the Cranston Street Armory.The Cranston Street Armory is a historic building in Providence, Rhode Island. It was built in 1907 at a cost of $650,000.00. The architects were William R. Walker & Son and the…


An aerial view of the Cranston Street Armory located in Providence, R.I.The Cranston Street Armory is a historic building in Providence, Rhode Island. It was built in 1907 at a cost of $650,000.00. The architects were William R. Walker & Son…


Image of a hand-tinted lantern slide of the place where the #21 billboard was erected located in Providence, Rhode Island.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide…


Image of a black-and-white lantern slide of the Moshassuck River at Providence, Rhode Island.The Moshassuck River begins in Lincoln, Rhode Island, and flows ten miles into Providence where it meets the Woonasquatucket River in Providence’s…


Image of Star and North Main Street in Providence, Rhode Island.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket, R.I., c. 1918-1919


Image of North Main Street prior to the widening of the street in Providence, Rhode Island.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket, R.I., c. 1918-1919


Image of North Main Street and Arsenal Lane in Providence, Rhode Island.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket, R.I., c. 1918-1919


Image of North Main Street in Providence, Rhode Island.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket, R.I., c. 1918-1919


Image of Cohen Deli on North Main Street in Providence, Rhode Island.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket, R.I., c. 1918-1919


Images of land for sale on North Main Street in Providence, Rhode Island.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket, R.I., c. 1918-1919

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