RI.gov
Subscribe to our e-news | En Español | Search this site: Print 

Browse Items (23 total)


Image of two women riding the Flying Horse Carousel in Watch Hill, located in Westerly, R.I., c. 1950. Dating from about 1876, this is the oldest carousel of its type, in which the horses are suspended from a center frame, and may be the oldest…


Image of the Weekapaug Beach, located in Westerly, R.I., c. 1930.See also:Westerly Town Charter (certified copy), November 5, 1968 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Guide to Rhode Island…


Image of the Watch Hill Yacht Club, located in Westerly, R.I., c. 1925. On July 19, 1913, a Constitution and By-Laws were adopted and the Club organized with the following officers: Commodore, W. J. Battey Vice Commodore, F. J. Kingsbury, Jr. Rear…


Image of people on the beach at Watch Hill, located in Westerly, R.I., c. 1930.See also:Westerly Town Charter (certified copy), November 5, 1968Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Guide to Rhode…


Image of children clamming on Misquamicut Beach located in Westerly, R.I., c. 1930.See also:Westerly Town Charter (certified copy), November 5, 1968Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Guide to…


Image of a beach located in Westerly, R.I., undated.See also:Westerly Town Charter (certified copy), November 5, 1968Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Guide to Rhode Island Economic…


Image of the aftermath in Westerly, Rhode Island from the hurricane in 1938.The New England Hurricane of 1938 (or Great New England Hurricane, Yankee Clipper, Long Island Express, or simply the Great Hurricane of 1938) was the first major hurricane…


Image of the Westerly State Airport located in Westerly, Rhode Island. Westerly State began as a grass strip in the 1920s, and became the second state-owned airport in the United States (after T.F. Green Airport) in the 1940s. The airport was paved…


Image of Weekapaug located in Westerly, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of Tourism photographs …


Images of the Flying Horse Carousel in Watch Hill, located in Westerly, R.I.Dating from about 1876, this is the oldest carousel of its type, in which the horses are suspended from a center frame, and may be the oldest extant carousel in the…


Image of Watch Hill located in Westerly, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of Tourism photographs …


Image of the Washington Trust building located in Westerly, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of…


Image of a summer colony in Westerly (Watch Hill), Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of Tourism…


Image of granite being quarried in Westerly, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of Tourism photographs …


Image of Post Road (US Route 1) located between Westerly and Charlestown, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation…


Image of a postcard painting of a pond, the Ocean House and cottages in Westerly (Watch Hill), Rhode Island.The Ocean House is a large Victorian hotel located in Watch Hill, Rhode Island. Watch Hill is a small fire district located in the town of …


Image of a postcard painting of the Ocean House located in Westerly (Watch Hill), Rhode Island.The Ocean House is a large Victorian hotel located in Watch Hill, Rhode Island. Watch Hill is a small fire district located in the town of Westerly…


Image of a postcard painting of Ocean House and cottages located in Westerly (Watch Hill), Rhode Island.The Ocean House is a large Victorian hotel located in Watch Hill, Rhode Island. Watch Hill is a small fire district located in the town of …


Images of postcard paintings of the Ocean House located in Westerly (Watch Hill), Rhode Island. The Ocean House is a large Victorian hotel located in Watch Hill, Rhode Island. Watch Hill is a small fire district located in the town of Westerly within…


Image of cottages on the beach in Westerly (Watch Hill), Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of Tourism…