Block Island in Washington County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Elevation 163 Ft.
was driven over these bluffs by
Block Island Indians - The Manisseans.
Along this shore many
vessels were wrecked
S. Ann Hope S.S. Leyden
John Davis Munago
S.S. Meteor Lightburne
Luckenbach Sch. Pocahontas
Palmetto Jacob Winslow
Nero J.T. Martin
Essex Barge Texas
Erected 1942 by Block Island Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1590.
Location. 41° 9.252′ N, 71° 33.18′ W. Marker is in Block Island, Rhode Island, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Spring Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Block Island RI 02807, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fresh Pond (approx. 1½ miles away); General Joseph Stanton Monument (approx. 16.2 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2009, by Rich Pfingsten of Forest Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,295 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2009, by Rich Pfingsten of Forest Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.