Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Rocky Point, from Warwick Pier

Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes... With Illustr. on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists, Volume 1
William C. Bryant
Appleton, 1872
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)

Rocky Point, from Warwick Pier

Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes... With Illustr. on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American ... Read MORE...

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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Bathing Beach, Rocky Point, R.I.
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)

Bathing Beach, Rocky Point, R.I.
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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Warwick Station, Warwick, R.I.
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)

Warwick Station, Warwick, R.I.
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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Casino, Buttonwoods, Warwick, R. I.
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Casino, Buttonwoods, Warwick, R. I.
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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Warwick Neck Light. Warwick, R. I.
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Warwick Neck Light. Warwick, R. I.
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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Railroad Station, Pontiac, R.I.
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Railroad Station, Pontiac, R.I.
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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Rocky Point
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Rocky Point
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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)
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Where is Warwick, Rhode Island, USA? 

Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, USA
"Warwick (pronounced WORR-ik) is a city in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States. It is the second largest city in the state, with a population of 85,808 at the 2000 census. Its mayor has been Scott Avedisian since 2000. Founded by Samuel Gorton in 1642, Warwick has witnessed major events in American history."

"Warwick was decimated during King Philip's War (1675–76) and was the site of the first shot fired during the American Revolution, in June 1772, against the British schooner Gaspée. Warwick is also the home of revolutionary war general Nathanael Greene, George Washington's second-in-command, and the Civil War hero of the battle of Gettysburg, General George S. Greene."

"Warwick is home to Rhode Island's main airport, T. F. Green Airport, which serves the greater Providence area and also functions as a reliever for Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts. It is also the home of the 43rd Military Police Brigade of the Rhode Island Army National Guard."wikipedia


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1642 - Settled in 1642 Pawtuxet Village in Warwick lays claim to being New England's oldest village.

www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ rhode-island.html
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1643 - Samuel Gorton founded Warwick named in honor of the Earl of Warwick

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1819 - Warwick
Warwick is a flourishing manufacturing post township, situated five miles southwesterly of Providence; bounded north on Cranston, east on Narragansett bay, south on East-Greenwich, and west on Coventry.

The western section of the township is elevated and hilly; some of the eminences affording a...Read MORE...



News  1821 - The Roger Williams Factory, in Warwick, Rhode-Island, was entirely destroyed by fire, on the 11th inst. together with all its valuable machinery. The loss is estimated at $25,000.

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New Hampshire Observer
New Hampshire
May 19, 1821
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News  1868 - Derailed Train for Fun
The man who placed the rails on the Shore Line Railroad, on the 15th inst., which resulted in throwing the engine off the track at Stony Creek Bridge, has been caught. He turns out to be a wandering, shoeless vagrant, who says that he put the rails on the track for fun, and waited in the bushes...Read MORE...


News  1900 - FATAL TROLLEY COLLISION. Four Persons Killed and Twenty-six Hurt at Warwick, R. I.
Providence, R. I. [Special]. - Four persons were killed and twenty-six injured in a collision on the Oakland Beach Electric Railroad. There were two cars on the collision, which took place on a sharp curve. The car coming toward the city telescoped the other, crashing its way through to the fifth...Read MORE...


1906
Warwick, a post-village in Warwick township (town), Kent co., R.I., 5 miles S. of Providence. The town is on Narragansett Bay and is intersected by the Pawtuxet and Providence rivers. It has important cotton manufactures. Pop. of the town in 1900, 21,316. It contains several villages.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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News  1911 - CAR KILLS THREE IN AUTO. Bushes Prevented Menzel Seeing Trolley Going Forty Miles an Hour.
WARWICK, R. I., July 4.- His view cut off by dense bushes growing on both sides of the crossing, Gustav Menzel of Riverside drove his automobile directly in front of an open trolley car moving at the rate of forty miles an hour this afternoon, and as a result three of the occupants of the...Read MORE...


1954 - Hurricane Carol - HURRICANE ROARS ACROSS LONG ISLAND. FIVE KILLED BY STORM IN NEW ENGLAND.
At least five persons were killed today as Hurricane Carol swept across the heavily populated center of Long Island ans smashed into southern New England.

Four bodies were washed up on Oakland Beach, Warwick, R. I., shortly after the storm center passed...

The Times Record Troy New York...Read MORE...



1995 - Rocky Point Amusement Park closes
Rocky Point Park was a highly popular amusement park on the Narragansett Bay side of Warwick, Rhode Island. It operated from the late 1840s until it closed in 1995. The following year, the park filed for bankruptcy.
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"Discover Rhode Island" EP16: Warwick


"Discover Rhode Island" EP16: Warwick - Full Episode (www.youtube.com)

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1648
John Greene (15 August 1620 - 27 November 1708) & Anne Almy (26 February 1627 - 17 May 1709)
married 1648

1664
David Shippee (abt. 1640 - 8 November 1718) & Margaret Scranton (August 1643 - 1718)
married 15 August 1664

1668
Moses Lippitt (1640 - 6 January 1703) & Mary Knowles (abt. 1649 - 28 December 1719)
married 19 November 1668

1675
Malachi Rhodes (abt. 1650 - abt. November 1682) & Mary Carder (abt. 1654 - 22 January 1693)
married 27 May 1675

1686
Thomas Burlingame (6 February 1667 - 9 July 1758) & Martha Lippit (1670 - 1723)
married 5 October 1686

1723
James Colvin (24 November 1695 - 5 March 1755) & Anne Lippett (1702 - February 1767)
married 23 October 1723

1730
William Rice (25 March 1708 - ) & Phebe Tripp (1710 - )
married 10 December 1730

1764
Miel Salisbury (1741 - 24 December 1829) & Ruth Greene (5 January 1745 - 15 May 1805)
married 9 December 1764
 




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