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Image of Scarborough beach located in Narragansett, R.I., 1954.Scarborough State Beach is a state park and beach at 870 and 970 Ocean Road in the town of Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA. The beach was developed with a pavilion in 1937. It is one of…


Image of people relaxing at Beavertail located in Jamestown, R.I., 1961.Lighthouse HistoryThe first Beavertail Lighthouse was built in 1749 and was the premier lighthouse in Rhode Island, third in the country following the 1716 Boston Harbor light…


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…


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 Sherry’s Pavilion located at South Kingstown Beach, R.I., c. 1900.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical and…


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 a beach located in Newport, R.I., undated.See also:Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982


Image of a Block Island beach, 1954.See also:Department of Economic Development - Videotapes, Tourism, 1977-1992Development Council photographs, circa 1945-1980The Book of Rhode Island, 1930This is Rhode Island, 1972Block Island State Airport…


Image of a hand-tinted lantern slide of the surf at Matunuck in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission:…


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 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…


Image of the Shawomet Beach located in Warwick, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of Tourism…

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Image of a beach located on Block Island, 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, 1972Block Island…


Image of a beach in Matunuck located in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.See also:Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical and Architectural Resources Preliminary Reports, 1978-1991


Image of a beach located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical…

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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…