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Howard W. Preston (middle), James N. Arnold (crutches) et al.,atop Queens Fort located in North Kingstown, R.I., 1921.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical…


Image of James N. Arnold at the site of the old St Paul's McSparrow Monument located in North Kingstown, R.I., October 1925. James N. Arnold (1844-1927) whose contributions to the study of Rhode Island history are as fresh and useful today as they…


Various images of the Gilbert Stuart Homestead located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, c. 1925-1930. Gilbert Stuart was one of 18th century America 's master portrait artists. Stuart is best known for his unfinished Athenaeum portrait of George…


Image of a marker on Devils Foot Road located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, 1930. A footprint-like natural impression or possibly petrosomatoglyph. Legends going back to the colonial era tell of a squaw being chased by the devil. Some say that…


Image of the Charles S. Brown house located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical and…


Image of Washington Square located in Newport, Rhode Island. Washington Square is the geographical and historical heart of Newport Rhode Island. More trapezoid than square, it exists at the intersection of several major streets and what was the…

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Image of a drawing of Old Colony House, also known as the Old State House or the Newport Colony House located in Newport, Rhode Island, 1850. The Newport Colony House is the fourth oldest statehouse still standing in the United States. It was…


Image of the Salvation Army located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island…


Image of a drawing of the Quaker Church in Newport, Rhode Island, 1850.The Great Friends Meeting House, built in 1699, is the oldest surviving house of worship in Rhode Island. Quakers, as they were dubbed by their detractors, were the most…


Image of a house located on Duke Street in Newport, Rhode Island, 1890.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode…

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Image of the Codd Point Fort located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island…


Image of Bellevue Avenue located in Newport, Rhode Island by Anne H. Wilbur in 1850. Bellevue Avenue displays an assemblage of American architecture distinguished by the variety of styles and famous architectural firms represented, the district…

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Image of a beach located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical…

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Image of house at 50 Washington Street located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode…

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Image of Frank Sinatra performing at the Newport Music Festival in 1965.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode…


Image of seven artillerymen from Battery B with guns in trench during World War I. Includes Pete Finney and Edgar Black.See also:Adjutant General - Correspondence Received (1790 - 1915)Adjutant General - Letters Written (1914 - 1927)World War I -…


Image of two French Officers during World War I, c. 1917.See also:Adjutant General - Correspondence Received (1790 - 1915)Adjutant General - Letters Written (1914 - 1927)World War I - Statements of Military ServiceWorld War I - Bonus Cards, 1921


Image of the 1st Rhode Island U.S. Volunteer Infantry at Camp Fornance, South Carolina in February 1899 after a reported blizzard during the Spanish American War.During the Spanish American War Rhode Island was directed to raise as its quota one…


Image of three veterans taken on Memorial Day, 1937. Image from left to right is Charles H. Leonard, Assistant Adjutant General; Charles H. Bullock, Past Department Commander; and Charles H. Lewis, Department Commander. Providence City Hall is in…


Image of seven soldiers in a trench in France during World War I.See also:Adjutant General - Correspondence Received (1790 - 1915)Adjutant General - Letters Written (1914 - 1927)World War I - Statements of Military ServiceWorld War I - Bonus Cards,…