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Adamsville in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Rhode Island Red

 
 
Rhode Island Red Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, 2011
1. Rhode Island Red Marker
Inscription. To commemorate the birthplace of the Rhode Island Red breed of fowl which originated near this location. Red fowls were breed extensively by farmers of this district and later named Rhode Island Reds and brought into National prominence by the poultry fanciers.
 
Erected 1925 by Rhode Island Red Club of America.
 
Location. 41° 33.239′ N, 71° 7.676′ W. Marker is in Adamsville, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Adamsville Road on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Adamsville RI 02801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Legend of the Turnips (approx. 1.7 miles away in Massachusetts); Col. Benjamin Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); Holtís Trail (approx. 6.4 miles away); Fort Barton (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Barton (approx. 6.4 miles away); Site of the Battle of Rhode Island (approx. 7.5 miles away); The Black Regiment (approx. 7.5 miles away); The 1st Rhode Island Regiment and the Battle of Rhode Island (approx. 7.5 miles away).
 
Categories. AgricultureAnimals
 
Rhode Island Red Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, February 1, 2012
2. Rhode Island Red Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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