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History of Rhode Island


The history of Rhode Island includes the history of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations from pre-colonial times (1636) to modern day.

Rhode Island - U.S. States - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Rhode Island, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Ri History - Rhode Island - Nellie M. Gorbea - Secretary of State


The first mention of the name Rhode Island or any of its variations in connection with Narragansett Bay is in the letter of Giovanni da Verrazzano, the explorer, ...

A Brief History of the Colony of Rhode Island, 1630-1690


Early Settlement. 1. Roger Williams Banished from Massachusetts - 1631-1636. Early History. "Rhode Island was so called from a fancied resemblance to the ...

Facts About Rhode Island History: 6 Things You Might Not Know


Apr 10, 2015 ... Rhode Island might be the smallest state with the longest name in the nation (the full, unabbreviated title is Rhode Island and Providence ...

Rhode Island Colony *** - Colonial America


Check out this site for facts about the Rhode Island Colony. Fact File of the Government, History, Geography and Religion of the Rhode Island Colony. Fast facts ...

- Rhode Island Historical Society


Established to collect, preserve and share Rhode Island's history.

Rhode Island | history - geography - state, United States | Britannica ...


Jan 6, 2015 ... Rhode Island, officially The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, constituent state of the United States of America. It was one of ...

Rhode Island Time Line Chronological Timetable of Events ...


Rhode Island timeline covering an arranged chronological timetable of key events within a particular historical period - by worldatlas.com.

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110 Benevolent St. Providence, RI 02906 ... Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, RI. 3637 likes · 124 talking about this · 217 were here. www.rihs.org.

Rhode Island became the 13th state on May 29, 1790.
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6 days ago ... History. Roger Williams founded the first permanent white settlement in Rhode Island at Providence in 1636 on land purchased from the ...

Rhode Island History, USGenWeb Project - RootsWeb


Rhode Island History. A Short History of Rhode Island. The island on which Newport is located is also called Rhode Island, and both the state and this island  ...

Rhode Island: Map, History, Population, Facts, Capitol, Flag, Tree ...


Information on Rhode Island — economy, government, culture, state map and flag, major cities, points of interest, famous residents, state motto, symbols, ...