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Various images of assorted postcard drawings and photographs of Providence City Hall in Providence, Rhode Island. Built 1878.See also:A Brief History of Providence City Hall By Paul Campbell, City ArchivistPreston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c),…


Image of a postcard depicting the Providence City Hall and the Soldiers and Sailors Monument located in downtown Providence, Rhode Island.See also:A Brief History of Providence City Hall By Paul Campbell, City ArchivistInternet Archive: Proceedings…


Image of the Second Red Bridge in Providence, Rhode Island which was replaced in 1895 by the third Red Bridge. The Henderson Bridge (known by some locals as the New Red Bridge) is a bridge in Rhode Island which spans the Seekonk River, connecting the…


Image of the Smith Street Bridge located in Providence, Rhode Island. The Smith Street Bridge was built in 1872.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Report of the Commission on the Relocation of Monuments in the City…


Image of the Crawford Street Bridge located in Providence, Rhode Island. The original Crawford Street Bridge was built in 1873. Beginning in 1930 it was rebuilt with 8 interconnecting bridges eventually covering more than 3 acres. In 1988 the…


Various images 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 were William R. Walker…


Image of a postcard painting depicting the Arcade located in downtown Providence, Rhode Island.Built in 1828, the Arcade is the nation’s oldest indoor shopping mall and remains the historic heart of Providence’s downtown. This beautiful …


Image of the Arcade located in Providence, Rhode Island.Built in 1828, the Arcade is the nation’s oldest indoor shopping mall and remains the historic heart of Providence’s downtown. This beautiful structure with its distinguished Greek…


Image of a postcard depicting the Arcade located in Providence, Rhode Island.Built in 1828, the Arcade is the nation’s oldest indoor shopping mall and remains the historic heart of Providence’s downtown. This beautiful structure with…


Image of the Arcade located in Providence, Rhode Island.Built in 1828, the Arcade is the nation’s oldest indoor shopping mall and remains the historic heart of Providence’s downtown. This beautiful structure with its distinguished Greek…


Image of the Arcade located in Providence, Rhode Island.Built in 1828, the Arcade is the nation’s oldest indoor shopping mall and remains the historic heart of Providence’s downtown. This beautiful structure with its distinguished Greek…


Image of the Arcade on Weybosset Street located in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. Built in 1828, the Arcade is the nation’s oldest indoor shopping mall and remains the historic heart of Providence’s downtown. This beautiful structure…


Images of two portraits of Nelson W. Aldrich.Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich, (father of Richard Steere Aldrich, cousin of William Aldrich, grandfather of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, and great-grandfather of John Davison Rockefeller), a Representative and a…


Image of a portrait of Nelson Viall (Warden of the Rhode Island State Prison) from the Members of the State Board of Charities & Corrections of the State of Rhode Island album.Nelson Viall was born in Plainfield, Connecticut in 1827. He served in…


Image of an engraving of Brevet Major General Richard Arnold, U.S.V. Arnold was the son of Rhode Island governor and United States congressman Lemuel Arnold, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1828, graduated from the United States Military…


Image of a Civil War portrait of Captain Joshua M. Addeman of who later went on to be elected Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Joshua Melancthon Addeman was born on November 15, 1840, Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Joshua was the son of Thomas &…


Image of a Civil War portrait of Lt. George B. Inman of the Seventh Rhode Island Volunteers. First Lieutenant George B. Inman was born in Burrillville, R. I., March 18, 1843. He attended school winters in the proverbial little country district…


Image of a portrait of the first Governor of Rhode Island Nicholas Cooke.Nicholas Cooke was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He was a shipmaster and manufacturer and acquired landholdings in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Cooke won…


Image of a portrait of Colonel Nelson Viall of Rhode Island.Nelson Viall was born in Plainfield, Connecticut in 1827. He served in the Mexican War and Civil War. He was commander of the 14th Regiment of R.I. Heavy Artillery, a "colored regiment." He…


Image of the Pawtucket Falls and the Blackstone River located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.See also:Report of the Seekonk River Commission, made to the General Assembly at its Janauary Session, 1881Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission:…

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