Image of General Marquis de Lafayette headquarters located in Tiverton, R.I.
During the American Revolution the British held Aquidneck Island and Tiverton became an asylum for Americans fleeing the British oppression. The famous French General, Marquis de Lafayette, briefly used a house just north of Four Corners as his headquarters. See also:
Revolutionary War, American, 1775-1783 United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.