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The story of Pettaquamscutt

by Mary Eliza Kenyon Huling

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Published by Reynolds Press in [Providence, R.I .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington County (R.I.)
    • Subjects:
    • Pettaquamscutt purchase.,
    • Washington County (R.I.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Mary Kenyon Huling ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF87.P5 H8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25, [2] p.
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6384593M
      LC Control Number39007390
      OCLC/WorldCa18774324

        The Narragansett at Cocumscussoc by Robert A. Geake On the shore of a small cove, just north of Wickford, Rhode Island, rests Smith’s Castle, the great house that sits on the site of the first trading post on Narragansett Bay. The current house was built by Richard Smith Jr. in , after the previous trading post was. The town's Parks and Rec department is looking to hire lifeguards, camp counselors, gate attendants and more. The Wakefield ice cream shop will reopen at 12 p.m. on March Lawmakers unanimously.

        In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Pettaquamscutt Historical Society, Kingstown Road, Kingston, RI Published in The Westerly Sun on Feb. 27, Read More. This Week’s Prompt: Hideous old house on steep city hillside—Bowen St.—beckons in the night—black windows—horror unnam’d—cold touch and voice—the welcome of the dead. The Resulting Story: FORTH COMING This prompt was tricky—the experience of research in this case was very similar to a much earlier attempt to track down a specific name.

        Barrington Books welcomes New York Times bestselling authors Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White for a discussion and book signing of their new novel THE GLASS OCEAN on Thursday.   Historical anecdotes describe how George Washington crossed Narragansett Bay several times on his way to Newport and where American Indians signed a treaty with white settlers on top of a huge rock overlooking the Pettaquamscutt River. Later in the book, Younkin-Waldman writes, "you will find out where neighbors meet for coffee and chitchat and.


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A four-room, two story building, 84’ long and 20’ wide, and with its first story made of stone, was built by William Bundy on a ridge above the lower Pettaquamscutt River. It had a good view of traffic entering the river from the bay, and. the “Horn Heap.” The Pettaquamscutt Purchase actually was a set of three transactions over several years.

Elisha R. Potter, Jr. records the first acquisition in his book, The Early History of Narragansett, occuring on Jan. 20, when “Quassaquanch,File Size: KB. An illustrated true story about the recovery of an escaped cockatiel. Beautiful illustrations of the cockatiel and many song birds.

Illustrator Amy Geller is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology MA in Illustration program, see more at   A four-room, two story building, 84’ long and 20’ wide, and with its first story made of stone, was built by William Bundy on a ridge above the lower Pettaquamscutt River. It had a good view of traffic entering the river from the bay, and Author: Jo Ann Butler.

Thomas Mumford (–) is the progenitor of the Mumford family that left England and settled in Rhode was one of the earliest settlers in Rhode Island. Mumford and several other men participated in "the Pettaquamscutt purchase" which secured a large tract of land along Narragansett Bay for the English colonists.

This area now includes the towns of North and Died:South Kingstown, Rhode Island. The year was another good one for the publication of Rhode Island history books.

While we cannot possibly review all of them, I review several of them below and Russell DeSimone will review several more in an upcoming article.

I will then end up reviewing three recent historical novels with Revolutionary Rhode Island as The story of Pettaquamscutt book backdrop. Do keep them in mind for the : Christian Mcburney.

The Narragansett people are an Algonquian American Indian tribe from Rhode tribe was nearly landless for most of the 20th century, but it worked to gain federal recognition and attained it in It is officially the Narragansett Indian Tribe of Rhode Island and is made up of descendants of tribal members who were identified in an treaty with the state.

Kingston, RI: Pettaquamscutt Historical Society. This is the only RI memoir of a RI slave (William Brown’s and Eleanor Elldridge’s parents were slaves, but not them). The first part of the book summarizes slavery in souther RI and puts the memoir in context.

Christian is the founder, publisher and editor of The Online Review of Rhode Island History (). He has authored a number of articles for the Rhode Island History and Newport History magazines and Pettaquamscutt Historical Society newsletter.

For more information on these books and articles, see Author: Christian Mcburney. Two 20th century authors have reflected on Washington’s visit to Little Rest: Betty Lucier, published in the Narragansett Times in and Mary Huling in her book Pettaquamscutt Tales.

Book Review: "Occupied," a novel based on a true story by Kurt Blorstad I'VE ALWAYS SAID that every family has a great story to tell.

I've done it in my genealogy-inspired series, and Kurt Blorstad has a real winner in Occupied. The book was published in by the Pettaquamscutt Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, North Kingstown, Rhode Island, There is a 4 page chapter on The Glebe.

According to the chapter The Glebe was a home owned by John Gardiner, who obtained it by Deed dated Jfrom his father, William Gardiner. Library History - Brown Street.

Frances Burge Griswold, author of the book Old Wickford, the Venice of America, published inis the subject of the other large oil portrait hanging in the South County Room. The North Kingstown Teachers Association, the Pettaquamscutt Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and Ye Kings.

The New Yorker, Ap P. Story about a woman who returns to her parents' house on Narragansett Bay, in SE RI & about 3 men in her life When.

Based on a true story, King's Province brings to life New England's painful forgotten past with its intercontinental conflict and religious turmoil.

Profusely illustrated with original documents and historical maps, in addition to several 19th century engravings, the story is not just about Joshua Tefft, but about Rhode Island's place in /5(4).

#N#Health Benefits of Onions. Health benefits of putting onions in your socks while sleeping. K Comments 69K Shares. OCLC Number: Description: vi,[1] pages: illustrations, portraits, maps ; 29 cm: Contents: Narragansett country --The Pettaquamscutt purchase --The Yawcoak farm --James Braman --The productive years --The declining years --Backwoods farming --An island in the swamp --Jim Woodmansee --Joshua Stanton sibility: by W.

Ward Harvey. Lorén Spears, Executive Director of the Tomaquag Museum led a small group of NRPA Board Members, volunteers and staff on a kayak tour on J Along the way, Lorén shared stories and history of Indigenous people historically through today in and around the Narrow (Pettaquamscutt) River and throughout the watershed.

M - Th: am - pm F - Sa: am - pm Sun: pm - pm. Click for Holidays and Exceptions Current Newsletter. Boone Street North Kingstown, RI () Directions. Subscribe to the Newsletter. Roger Williams founded the colony of Rhode Island and was an important seeds and food. On Ma orthere was a ceremony at Pettaquamscutt Rock to officially confirm that Williams had properly purchased land from the Narragansetts.

He spent his time writing a book, A Key into the Language of America. He offered about 2. About that time, "Theophilus" returned to VA and bought land there, where he married Elizabeth Mills () and where two or three of their children were born.

Sometime between and he came to Rhode Island, settling at the head of Pettaquamscutt Pond in Narragansett.Full text of "Mumford memoirs; being the story of the New England Mumfords from the year to the present time" See other formats.The family settled in a modest cabin on Pettaquamscutt Pond in what is now North Kingstown.

He was able to interview children and close neighbors of the judges, and to examine documents. He published a book on his extensive study inand, as the cover indicates (pictured at left), the book contained “An Account of Mr.

Theophilus.