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Rhode Island Colonial History
Excerpt from "Our Country," a book published in the late 1800s.
The Rhode Island Historical Society
Established to collect, preserve and share Rhode Island's history.
Rhode Island History
A brief history of the state, from RIGenWeb. Includes a timeline and links to maps showing past changes in state and county boundaries.
Rhode Island Reading Room
Large collection of articles of state genealogical and historic interest from old Rhode Island books, newspapers, and other sources.
Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Local chapter of a society open to descendants of the Mayflower's passengers. Includes history, membership criteria, and upcoming events.
The Tefft Papers
In January 1676 Joshua Tefft was hanged, drawn and quartered for high treason during King Philip's War. He left behind an orphan son named Peter.
What did you do in the war, Grandma?
An oral history of Rhode Island women during World War II. Written by students at the South Kingstown High School.
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