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St. Ann's Church Complex

New England's Sistine Chapel St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center boasts the largest fresco collection in North America WOONSOCKET - Walk through the doors of the former St. ...

Historical Place, Landmark, Property Management

120 Gaulin Ave
Woonsocket   RI 02895


Ladd Observatory

Ladd Observatory was opened on October 21, 1891. When Winslow Upton came to Brown as professor of astronomy in 1884, it was understood that the University would build an observatory. ...

Educational Organization, Historical Place, Landmark, Museum

210 Doyle Ave
Providence   RI 02906


Redwood Library and Athenaeum

The Redwood Library and Athenæum is the oldest lending library in America, and the oldest library building in continuous use in the country. Founded in 1747 by forty-six ...

Historical Place, Library

50 Bellevue Ave
Newport   RI 02840


Preservation Society of Newport County

The Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island’s largest cultural organization, preserves and protects the best of Newport County’s architectural heritage. ...

Historical Place, Museum

424 Bellevue Ave
Newport   RI 02840


Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council

The Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council is a nonprofit organization and bookstore based in Providence, Rhode Island that serves as a networking center for scholars, authors, ...

Book Store, Historical Place, Non-Profit Organization, Tourist Information

65 Weybosset Street, Unit 105
Providence   RI 02903


Smith-Appleby House Museum

The Smith-Appleby House was built, circa 1696, as a one-room stone-ender with a loft by Elisha Smith, a grandson of John “The Miller" Smith — one of Roger ...

Historical Place, History Museum, Landmark, Museum

220 Stillwater Rd
Smithfield   RI 02917


The New England Wireless and Steam Museum

The New England Wireless and Steam Museum was founded in 1960 and is dedicated to preserving the beginnings of radio and steam power. The museum has one of the largest displays ...

Education, Historical Place, History Museum, Museum

1300 Frenchtown Rd
East Greenwich   RI 02818


Newport Tower

The Newport Tower is a round stone tower located in Touro Park in Newport, Rhode Island, the remains of a windmill built in the mid-17th century.The tower has received attention ...

Community & Government, Historical Place, Landmark, Park

152 Mill St
Newport   RI 02840


Westminster Arcade

The Westminster Arcade is a historic shopping center at 130 Westminster Street and 65 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence, Rhode Island built in 1828. It is notable as ...

Historical Place, Landmark, Shopping Mall

130 Westminster St and 65 Weybosset St
Providence   RI 02903


The Paine House Museum

The Paine house originally was built around 1691 by Samuel Bennett. Samuel ran a saw mill at this site and it is believed that the house began as a one room shelter. The mode ...

Historical Place, Museum, Non-Profit Organization

7 Station St
Coventry   RI 02816


Rhode Island Historical Society Robinson ...

Founded in 1822, the Society is the fourth oldest state historical society in the United States. The Society has the largest and most important historical collections in existence ...

Historical Place, Library, Museum, Non-Profit Organization

121 Hope St
Providence   RI 02906


Wickford Village

Understand Wickford is an established seaport that seems to keep its historical charm despite the large tourist attraction. The tides lap its grounded shores and echo a story ...

Historical Place, Local Business, Locality, Neighborhood, Organization, Region, Shopping & Retail

58 Intrepid Rd
North Kingstown   RI 02852-4911


Newport Historical Society

Twitter: @NewportHistory Pinterest.com/NewportHistory Instagram: #NewportHistory Newport history starts here! The Newport Historical Society is a multi-faceted historical ...


Goat Island (Rhode Island)

Goat Island is a small island in Narragansett Bay and is part of the city of Newport, Rhode Island, U.S. The island is connected to the Easton's Point neighborhood via a causeway ...

Historical Place, Marina

5 Marina Plz
Newport   RI 02840


Ocean Drive Historic District

The Ocean Drive Historic District is a historic district that covers the long street of the same name along the southern shore of Newport, Rhode Island, United States. It ...

Historical Place, Street

Brenton vi
Newport   RI 02840


111 Westminster

Formally known as the Industrial Trust Tower, 111 Westminster is the central figure in Providence’s distinct skyline. Built in 1927, it stands as the tallest building ...

Historical Place, Real Estate

111 Westminster St
Providence   RI 02903


North Burial Ground

The North Burial Ground is a 110acre cemetery in Providence, Rhode Island, dating to 1700. It was the first public cemetery in Providence. It is located north of downtown ...

Cemetery, Historical Place, Landmark

5 Branch Ave
Providence   RI 02904


Governor Stephen Hopkins House

The Governor Stephen Hopkins House is a museum and National Historic Landmark at 15 Hopkins Street in Providence, Rhode Island. The house was the home of Stephen Hopkins, ...




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