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The purpose of this category is to seek out and document historical markers and plaques with text describing an historical event or place within the U.S. state of Rhode Island.
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A historical sign about the Wilkinson Mill is located on the grounds of the Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/26/2009

last visited: 8/31/2012

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This historical marker is located at the entrance to the Wilkinson Mill, which is one of the structures located at the Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/26/2009

last visited: 8/31/2012

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This historical marker is located at the Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/8/2009

last visited: 8/31/2012

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersSylvanus Brown House - Pawtucket, RI

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The Sylvanus Brown House is part of the Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/26/2009

last visited: 8/31/2012

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersSlater Mill Historic Site - Pawtucket, RI

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The Slater Mill Historic Site is located on the Blackstone River in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/26/2009

last visited: 8/31/2012

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An sign about the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor is located at the Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/26/2009

last visited: 8/31/2012

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersPawtucket Falls - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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Marker giving brief history of the Pawtucket Falls and the role it played in the industrial development of Pawtucket. The marker is located near the Main Street Bridge across the Blackstone River.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 10/3/2011

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersBlackstone River - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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Marker giving a brief history of the role which the Blackstone River played in the industrial development of the United States. The marker is located near the Main Street bridge and the Pawtucket Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 10/3/2011

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersRiver and Fields at Pawtucket - Pawtucket, RI

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This old marker is nearly hidden at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and Exchange Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/4/2010

last visited: 9/6/2012

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersHouse of Roger Williams Marker - Providence, RI

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This simple plaque set above the 2nd floor of a stone building states that a few rods east was the location of the house of Roger Williams, founder of Providence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/19/2012

last visited: 9/22/2013

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This historical marker for the Snowtown Riot of 1831 is located at the north end of the park, known as the Roger Williams National Memorial in Providence, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 5/30/2013

last visited: 5/6/2013

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersNine Men's Misery - Cumberland RI

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Nine Men's Misery is a site in current day Cumberland, Rhode Island where nine colonists were tortured by the Narragansett Indian tribe during King Philip's War. A stone memorial was constructed in 1676 which is believed to be the oldest veterans memorial in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/5/2013

last visited: 6/20/2014

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersMarket Square - Canal Passages - Woonsocket, Rhode Island

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Historical marker with history of the canals played in the development of Woonsocket.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/13/2009

last visited: 1/8/2010

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersWoonsocket Falls - Woonsocket, Rhode Island

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Historical marker about the role the water falls in Woonsocket played in its development.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/13/2009

last visited: 1/8/2010

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersLincoln Spoke Here - Woonsocket, Rhode Island

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Historical marker commemorating when Abraham Lincoln gave a speech in Woonsocket.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/13/2009

last visited: 11/25/2012

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersWashington St - Warren, RI

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This sign, located on the corner of Main and Washington Streets, states that the street is named for General George Washington, who had stopped at the inn on the corner in 1781.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/30/2009

last visited: 10/26/2013

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersThe First Command of John Paul Jones - East Greenwich, RI

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This plaque on the town hall relates the stories of the forming of the first Navy during the American Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/3/2014

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersHere was Born - Gilbert Stuart - North Kingstown, RI

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Gilbert Stuart, noted painter, was born in a mill house on December 3, 1755.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 5/9/2012

last visited: 6/9/2013

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersRoger Williams and Canonicus - Jamestown, RI

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This marker relates the story of how Reverend Roger Williams met with Sachem Canonicus to agree on a treaty and purchase much of the land that makes up much of today's Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/26/2014

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersMilitia Common - Newport, RI

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Commemorates a former muster point.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 8/27/2011

last visited: 12/13/2013

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersPettaquamscutt Rock - South Kingstown, RI

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Pettaquamscutt Rock - South Kingstown, RI

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RIclimber

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 11/26/2009

last visited: 8/22/2011

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersThe Assistant Keeper's House - Beavertail State Park - Jamestown, RI

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The Assistant Keeper's House at Beavertail Light was used for that purpose from 1898 to 1972 and is now a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/3/2014

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersThe Narragansett Pier Towers and Casino - Narragansett, RI

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The twin towers connected by a room over the road are all that is left of a casino that once was here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 11/18/2012

last visited: 3/20/2014

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersCharlietown - Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge - Charlestown, RI

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This sign is located at the eastern end of a now defunct and mostly removed landing strip where the U.S. Navy trained pilots to take off and land - even former U.S. President George H. W. Bush trained here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/12/2014

last visited: never

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