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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 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 MarkersThe Old Slater Mill - Pawtucket, RI

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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 MarkersWilkinson Mill - Pawtucket, RI

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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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Rhode Island Historical MarkersThe Wilkinson Mill - Pawtucket, RI

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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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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 Regular 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 Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/29/2019

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 Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/29/2019

last visited: never

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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 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 Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 12/15/2018

last visited: never

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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 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 Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/3/2019

last visited: never

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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: 6/24/2021

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersSnowtown Riot 1831 - Providence, RI

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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 Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 5/30/2013

last visited: 6/24/2021

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersGabriel Bernon - Providence, Rhode Island

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In the gardens at Roger Williams National Memorial in Providence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: 5/19/2013

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersRoger Williams Founded Providence Here - Providence, Rhode Island

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A two-sided monument with cast bronze plaques denotes the place where Roger Williams founded Providence, Rhode Island, in 1636.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/28/2021

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersThe Arcade - Providence, RI

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The Arcade, is a historic shopping center in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. Built in 1828, it is notable as the first enclosed shopping mall in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/19/2016

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 Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/25/2019

last visited: never

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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: 4/6/2016

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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 Regular 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 Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/8/2019

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 Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/8/2019

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 Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/3/2019

last visited: never

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