“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Cross' Mills in Washington County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)

Fort Ninigret Marker

Fort Ninigret Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dwight C. Brown Jr.
1. Fort Ninigret Marker Marker
At top of marker is a circle enclosing an anchor and '1636 - 1936'. Below this text is a sketch representing a 'peace pipe,' and a campfire.
Inscription. South of this spot is located Fort Ninigret marked by the State of Rhode Island as a memorial of the Narragansett and Niantic Indians. The unwavering friends and allies of our fathers.
Erected 1936.
Location. 41° 23.053′ N, 71° 38.804′ W. Marker is in Cross' Mills, Rhode Island, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 1A and Fort Ninigret Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 1A. Touch for map. This Marker is located on the east side of the beginning of Fort Ninigret Road which leads to another associated marker. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown RI 02813, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Ninigret (approx. mile away); Charlestown Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Grumman F6F-5N Hellcat Crash (approx. 1.2 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); General Joseph Stanton Monument (approx. 4 miles away); The Great Swamp Fight (approx. 6.4 miles away); Samuel Ward Birthplace Site (approx. 7 miles away); a different marker also named The Great Swamp Fight (was approx. 7.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ).
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesNative Americans
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2010, by Dwight C. Brown Jr. of Bradford, Rhode Island. This page has been viewed 982 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on June 18, 2010, by Kenneth Zirkel of Seekonk, Massachusetts. Photo   1. submitted on June 1, 2010, by Dwight C. Brown Jr. of Bradford, Rhode Island. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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