The Sowams Heritage Area includes Barrington, Bristol, East Providence, Providence, and Warren RI, and Rehoboth, Seekonk and Swansea, MA. Sowams means "Southern Area” and was the historic home of the Pokanokets (later described as . . . — — Map (db m155910) HM
Rhode Island was the center of the American transatlantic slave trade, accounting for the majority of American slave voyages from 1700 until 1808.
More than 110,000 Africans were forcibly taken from their homeland on Rhode Island ships and . . . — — Map (db m150887) HM
In memory of those from Warren killed in action in Vietnam. PFC Lester M DeRiso • Capt Edward C. Krawczyk • Sgt Ronald J. Wilkinson • Cpl Richard C. Brule.
Service-Sacrifice-Honor — — Map (db m66343) WM
Washington St. so called since 1835. In colonial days, known as Ferry Lane; later, as King St. On the corner opposite stood Burr’s Tavern, which in Revolutionary times played host to Washington; Jefferson, De Lafayette, De Castellux, Putnam and . . . — — Map (db m66344) HM