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Aerial view of Pawtuxet Cove, c. 1960.Pawtuxet Village is one of New England's oldest communities. By 1638, only two years after Roger Williams founded Providence, settlers had established a hamlet around the falls and cove where the Pawtuxet…


A Proclamation

Whereas on Tuesday, the ninth Instant in the Night, a Num-
ber of People, unknown, boarded His Majesty's armed Schooner
the Gaspee, as she lay aground on a Point of Land, called
Nanquit, a little to the southward of Pawtuxet,…


Aerial View of Pawtuxet Cove located in Cranston, Rhode Island.Pawtuxet Village is one of New England's oldest communities. By 1638, only two years after Roger Williams founded Providence, settlers had established a hamlet around the falls and…


Image of the Pawtuxet Bridge located in Cranston, Rhode Island.Pawtuxet Village is one of New England's oldest communities. By 1638, only two years after Roger Williams founded Providence, settlers had established a hamlet around the falls and…


An image of a postcard drawing entitled Canoeing on the Pawtuxet River, Pawtuxet, R.I.See also:Cranston: National Register of Historic Places., 1984Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 -…