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Historical Markers in Block Island, Rhode Island

 
Clickable Map of Washington County, Rhode Island and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Washington County, RI (45) Kent County, RI (16) Newport County, RI (112) New London County, CT (289) Suffolk County, NY (474)  WashingtonCounty(45) Washington County (45)  KentCounty(16) Kent County (16)  NewportCounty(112) Newport County (112)  NewLondonCountyConnecticut(289) New London County (289)  SuffolkCountyNew York(474) Suffolk County (474)
South Kingstown is the county seat for Washington County
Block Island is in Washington County
      Washington County (45)  
ADJACENT TO WASHINGTON COUNTY
      Kent County (16)  
      Newport County (112)  
      New London County, Connecticut (289)  
      Suffolk County, New York (474)  
 
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1Rhode Island (Washington County), Block Island — Fresh PondElevation 78 Ft. — 1661 —
Here original settlers lived in caves and shelters. Site of first church 1772 Pastors Oliver Dodge, Trustrum Dodge Nearby site of first school house, windmill, pound, precious spring. Indian burying hillMap (db m17231) HM
2Rhode Island (Washington County), Block Island — Mohegan BluffsElevation 163 Ft.
1590 A war party of 40 Mohegan Indians 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 . . . Map (db m17230) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022