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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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Rhode Island Historical MarkersWashington Square-Newport, RI

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Washington Square, originally called the Mall and later the Parade, is ringed by buildings constructed over two centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersBlackstone River State Park - Bikeway parking area - Route 116, Lincoln, Rhode Island

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This Rhode Island historical marker -- at an entrance to the Blackstone River Bikeway along George Washington Highway/Route 116 in Lincoln, Rhode Island -- includes local attractions and a map with a "You Are Here" indicator.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/3/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersWilliam Blackstone the man - Rhode Island Historical Marker - Cumberland, Rhode Island

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An historical marker in the William Blackstone Memorial Park on Broad Street in Cumberland, Rhode Island is titled "WILLIAM BLACKSTONE the man". It describes events in the life of Blackstone in both England and New England and includes a timeline.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/3/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersAustin T. Levy - Rhode Island historical marker - Burrillville, Rhode Island

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A Rhode Island historical marker on the Burrillville Town Common relates the business and philanthropic story of Austin T. Levy (1880 - 1951) and his impact on Harrisville, one of six villages in Burrillville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/3/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersWasting a Waterway - Rhode Island historical marker - Lincoln, Rhode Island

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Local mills and industry polluted the Blackstone River for over 200 years. The Clean Water Act of 1972 ended that practice and began a massive reclamation of the waterways. This historical marker along a bike path tells the story.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/25/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersWickford Walk HistWick marker #2 - Main Street, The Grand highway - 1770s to 1836 - Wickford, RI

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This Rhode Island Historical Marker is the second marker on a 33-stop walking tour through Wickford Village in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, created and placed by HistWick. It can be seen near 15 Main Street on the south side of the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/4/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersWickford Walk Marker #1 - Wickford, Rhode Island

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This Rhode Island Historical Marker is the first marker on a 33-stop walking tour through Wickford Village in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, created and placed by HistWick. It can be seen in Updike Park at the corner of Brown Street and Main Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/2/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersManville Dam - Manville, Rhode Island USA

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This Rhode Island historical marker relates the history of the Manville Dam, which stretches 246 feet across the Blackstone River and has an average height of 18 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 5/9/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersKelly's Mill Left an Impression - Lincoln, Rhode Island USA

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One of many Rhode Island historical markers in the Blackstone River State Park, this sign describes the former Kelly Mill site in Lincoln, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/8/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersWorking Familes/Command and Control - Cumberland, Rhode Island USA

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A pair of Rhode Island Historical Markers can be found at the Ashton Mills property immediately east of the Blackstone Valley Bikeway parking area. They describe turn-of-the-century life for the Ashton Village residents and workers in Cumberland, RI

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/8/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersHeart of the Village - Lincoln, Rhode Island USA

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This Rhode Island Historical Marker briefly describes life in and around the Ashton Mill along an eastern bank of the Blackstone River in Cumberland, Rhode Island. The marker is on the opposite river bank in Lincoln, RI by the Kelly House Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/8/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersCalf Pasture Point Recreation Area - North Kingstown, Rhode Island USA

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An informational marker and site map of Calf Pasture Point Recreation Area in North Kingstown, Rhode Island includes a "You Are Here" indication at the southwest corner as marked by a red asterisk on the map.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 3/13/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersWater Works/Birthplace of American Manufacturing - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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This pair of Rhode Island Historical Markers is near the south side of the Wilkinson Mill on Roosevelt Avenue in Pawtucket.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/29/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersMilling Machines - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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This Rhode Island Historical Marker describes mill owner and inventor, David Wilkinson, and his contribution to revolutionize manufacturing. It is east of the Wilkinson Mill which is on Roosevelt Avenue in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/29/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersA Family Business/Harnessing the Power of the Blackstone River - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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This pair of Rhode Island Historical Markers is located along the west bank of the Blackstone River near Slater Mill - the yellow building seen in the photo gallery - in Pawtucket.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/29/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersFighting for River Frontage - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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An historical marker with information about waterpowered mills in the 1880's is located on Broadway in Pawtucket and overlooks the Blackstone River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 12/15/2018

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersGate Operator - Lincoln, Rhode Island

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Highlighting water powered mills that drove America’s Industrial Revolution, the "Gate Operator" marker is on the grounds of the Blackstone River State Park Visitor Center along I-295 North (between Exits 18 and 20) in Lincoln, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 12/15/2018

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersWater Turbine Runner - Lincoln, Rhode Island

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The "Water Turbine Runner" marker is on the grounds of the Blackstone River State Park Visitor Center along I-295 North (between Exits 18 and 20) in Lincoln, Rhode Island. Waterpower drove America’s Industrial Revolution; this highlights an advance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 12/15/2018

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersNewport Casino and Its Neighbors: Commercial Development - Newport, RI

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The Newport Casino and its surrounding buildings along Bellevue Avenue is one of the most significant in America as the gateway to fashion and the mansions to the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 12/19/2017

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersMohegan Bluffs - New Shoreham, RI

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Mohegan Bluffs at Southeast Point rises over 163 ft above the ocean and is near the locations of many ship wrecks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersFresh Pond - New Shoreham, RI

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Fresh Pond was where original settlers of the island lived in caves and shelters, starting in 1661.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 11/13/2017

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersNear This Spot House of Trustrum Dodge - New Shoreham, RI

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The sign marks a location near the house of Trustrum Dodge, one of the original 16 European settlers of Block Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 11/13/2017

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersBattle of Rhode Island - American Revolution - Portsmouth RI

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Marker is located at one of the first sites of the Battle of Rhode Island between the Patriots and British.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 8/14/2017

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical Markers1637 Roger Williams - North Kingston, RI

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Located at the intersection of Post Rd (US 1) and Old Post Rd in North Kingston RI

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/9/2016

last visited: 8/29/2016

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersThe Narragansett Rune Stone - North Kingstown, RI

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The runestone, bearing marks that could have come from a Viking during an exploration or from people from more contemporary times, was first found at a location north of here and moved here in October 2015.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 2/7/2016

last visited: 7/2/2019

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