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Rhode Island History Links and Historical Links Including ability to search BrainyHistory with Google Advanced Search.
History of Rhode Island listed on BrainyHistory utilizing Google for the Advanced Search.
 
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After selecting the link History of Rhode Island above you will see the Google page with this text in the search box. (Example A)
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This will return all Rhode Island history listed on BrainyHistory
To narrow your search to a specific topic or location in Rhode Island make the change before the word site (Example B)
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Returns Rhode Island & Lincoln history listed on BrainyHistory
BrainyHistory is a site for Today in History. Find out what happened on this day in history. Events, birthdays, and notable passings are all listed for each day of the year.
Google Advanced Search one of the features of Google advanced search allows the searching of a website.
 
Rhode Island History Links and Historical Links - RI History
Rhode Island History Timeline 1635 to 2006 (google timeline)
Colonial Ancestors Rhode Island from 1636
Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: Rhode Island
All about the Providence Mob, by Allan May - The story of the colorful Sopranos-like gangsters who ran the Rhode Island Mafia, from the Crime Library
AmericanMafia.com 26 Mafia Cities - New England - Providence, RI
The Historic Armories of Rhode Island
Monastery of Our Lady of the Valley, (Abbey of Our Lady of the Valley) occupied by the monks of the Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance, commonly known as Trappists. Cumberland, RI. On March 21, 1950, a fire destroyed the Guest House and most of the church
The Century in Rhode Island from 1900 to 2000 ~ Read about what was happening, what it cost, the Roaring Twenties,Prohibition,etc. A PROVIDENCE JOURNAL SERIES ABOUT LIFE IN RHODE ISLAND PRODUCED IN COOPERATION WITH THE RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Very Good)
Burning of the Gaspee - American 1772 Revolutionary War Attack on English: History and Research
Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor - It is a distinctive region a river valley- and a special type of National Park. It is a partnership park that stretches from the headwaters of the Blackstone River in Worcester, Massachusetts to the Narragansett Bay in Providence, Rhode Island
Brown University History ~ Brown University information and facts
Cumberland Farms, Inc. - Company Profile, Information, Business Description, History, Background Information on Cumberland
Rhode Island Colonial History - The colonial history of Rhode Island and how its foundation came about
History of Battery F, First Rhode Island Light Artillery
Historical knowledge of the Rhode Island State House. - State of Rhode Island General Assembly
History of Pawtucket, Rhode Island -
History of The Newport RI Railorad Line by Donald M O'Hanley and George L Kenson
History of Providence County, Rhode Island -
King Phillip's War: a dark time for the New England colonists.Nine Men's Misery (Cumberland Rhode Island) was a grisly scene of capture, torture, and killing.
Lake Mishnock History
Local Airport history - Hills Grove in 1931
Rhode Island History ~ State of Rhode Island Site
Prohibition - The Rhode Island Century
Providence Preservation Society Preserve the past. Endow the future. The mission of the Providence Preservation Society, a non-profit membership organization, is to improve the quality of life in the city of Providence through historic preservation and the enhancement of the built environment.
Rhode Island Reading Room - Excellent information and Historic articles about Rhode Island. - Rhode Island USGenWeb Project 
RIGenWeb - Rhode Island USGenWeb Genealogy and History Project
Fort Adams - Newport, RI is the largest coastal fortification in the U.S. Upcoming special events including military reenactments, music festivals,and classic vehicle shows.
Fort Mansfield, Rhode Island
Jack McGee Pawtucket aircraft pioneer - Jack McGee' 1885-1918
Rhode Island info and facts on Things To Do.com - State History, Symbols, Interesting Facts, Famous People, Time Line.
Rhode Island Postal History - Postal history of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. These pages cover all Rhode Island stamp issues, event and first day covers, cancellation variations, stampless covers, and post cards.
Providence Bruins (P Bruins) based in Providence, Rhode Island. is part of the American Hockey League and an affiliate of the Boston Bruins.
Pawtucket Red Sox - (Paw Sox) based in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. is part of the International League and is a AAA affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.
Providence College Friars  - FRIARS.COM - Calendar - Providence College - The Official Athletic Site 
Providence Roller Derby - New England's first all women's flat-track roller derby league, based out of Providence, Rhode Island.
Rhode Island Aviation Hall of Fame ~ Major General Andrew S. Low, Jr. US Air Force (Ret) (1917-2000) ~ The Allen Family of Aeronauts, James Allen (1824-1897) Ezra Allen (1828 - 1900), James K. Allen, Lizzie Allen, E. T. Allen. Malvern Hill Allen, ~ Sabatino ''Sabbie'' Ludovici (1910-2001) ~ Harry M. Jones (1890-1973) - Hugh Willoughby (1856-1939) ~ COL Sherwood C. "Woody" Spring US Army (Ret),
Slavery in Rhode Island
Take a trip 300 years back in time to Rhode Island's most unique and stylish little village, Tiverton, RI.
The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Rhode Island
RI History Boom, Bust, and War, 1900-1945 What Cheer Airport in Pawtucket (later the site of Narragansett Race Track).
Historical - Sports
Narragansett Park- In June of 1934, horse race gambling became legal in the Ocean State.
Rhode Island has place in NASCAR history
Play ball, Rhody-style - Life - Early Baseball in RI - Babe Ruth, who hit his first professional home run and other info.
Providence Grays Vintage Base Ball Club - 1884 World champs and playing in 2008
Providence Steamrollers (NBA)- One of the original eleven NBA franchises and holds the dubious NBA record for least games won in a season.
Providence Steam Roller (NFL) - Providence was the first NFL team to play its home games in a bicycle racing stadium; first to host an NFL game at night under floodlights; and the first to play four regular-season games in six days.
Providence Cycledrome - The Cycledrome was one of the sporting world's hottest tickets and one of the city's brightest jewels.
Rhode Island Reds and Providence Reds were the names that referred to the Hockey team during its 51-year history. The R. I. Reds Heritage Society primary mission is to restore and preserve the fabled 51-year history of the Reds from 1926-27 through 1976-77.
Massachusetts
Seekonk Speedway - Ostrich Racing - Boat Racing - it took a month to fill the speedway with water, 12 feet deep. - (Google over 900 Youtube Videos for Seekonk Sppedway)
Museums
Museum of Work & Culture - Woonsocket, RI
The Museum of Yachting, located in Newport Rhode Island is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of yachting.
Newport Art Museum & Art Association :: Newport, Rhode Island
The RISD Museum - Rhode Island School of Design
Providence Children's Museum - RI's Only Hands-on Museum for Kids and Grown-Ups

The New England Wireless and Steam Museum, Dedicated to preserving the beginnings of radio and steam power.

South County Museum Rhode Island's Living History Museum,Where History Comes Alive
Varnum Continentals - Historic Home of James Mitchell Varnum
The Rhode Island Historical Society - Founded in 1822, Rhode Island Historical Society offers a variety of exciting programs and events investigating and celebrating Rhode Island's unique history.
Slater Mill Slater Mill ~ An interactive museum where you can take part in the lives of the New England villagers, inventors, artisans, and entrepreneurs who created the American Industrial Revolution.
Quonset Air Museum, Rhode Island, North Kingstown
Coggeshall Farm Museum …Bristol, RI ..A living historical farm set on 40 acres that have been cultivated by Europeans since the late 17th century, and even earlier by Native Americans. The Museum's 1790 farmhouse overlooks an inlet of Narragansett Bay. Near to the farmhouse are a kitchen garden, pastures, stone spring house and animal barns.
Rhode Island Computer Museum - This site promotes the ownership, preservation, and restoration of antique computers and their history.
 
  Cemetery - Cemeteries
  Rhode Island Cemeteries Database ~ Search RI Cemeteries
  Colonial Slave Cemetery Newport RI
  U.S. Geological Survey USGS ~ This site will allow you to search for Cemetery in Rhode Island The link will bring you to a form. You only have to Select State (Rhode Island) then in the feature class box select Cemetery the select send quary and you will get a listing of 446 cemeterys including County, latitude, longitude.
   
Rhode Island Historical Information on the Internet Archive 630 items ~ View, Listen, Read Books, Maps, Music and more. ~ Examples :
  Cartography of Rhode Island on Internet Archive: Details: including old maps
  History of Rhode Island on Internet Archive: Details:
  Slavery in Rhode Island on Internet Archive: Details:
   
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