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
Mars • Spartan
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.
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.
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).
Categories. • Native Americans • Waterways & Vessels •
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