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Rhode Island History Books


Rhode Island local and regional history books feature vintage images of small towns and downtowns across the state. Each title celebrates the unique cultures and traditions of the 'Ocean State' through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the waters of the yachting capital of the world, to the famed Pawtucket Red Sox franchise, the building of the Mosquito Fleet Ð the U.S. Navy's first torpedo boats, the creation of the Scituate Reservoir, and towns like Block Island, Bristol, Portsmouth, Misquamicut, Narragansett Bay , and more, each book features stunning vintage images revealing the unique people, places, and events that make up the history of the great state of Rhode Island.


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1938 Hurricane Along New England's Coast
1938 Hurricane Along New England's Coast

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
The Hurricane of 1938 was one of the most devastating storms to strike New England’s Atlantic coast. It forever changed the landscapes of ci ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738557595
A Guide to Newport's Cliff Walk: Tales of Seaside Mansions & the Gilded Age Elite
A Guide to Newport's Cliff Walk: Tales of Seaside Mansions & the Gilded Age Elite

$17.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series:
From the grand majesty of the Breakers to the beautiful proportions of Rosecliff, these houses are enduring reminders of the architectural f ...
Available $17.99 9781596294387
A History of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island: Keepers of the Bay
A History of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island: Keepers of the Bay

$19.99 Backordered
state: Rhode Island
series: American Heritage
Before Roger Williams set foot in the New World, the Narragansett farmed corn and squash, hunted beaver and deer, and harvested clams and oy ...
American Heritage Backordered $19.99 9781609492588
A History of the Providence River: With the Moshassuck, Woonasquatucket and Seekonk Tributaries
A History of the Providence River: With the Moshassuck, Woonasquatucket and Seekonk Tributaries

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series:
The Providence River begins its journey from the confluence of the Moshassuck and Woonasquatucket Rivers, in the capital city from which the ...
Available $19.99 9781609499020
Aboard the Fabre Line to Providence: Immigration to Rhode Island
Aboard the Fabre Line to Providence: Immigration to Rhode Island

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series:
In an era when immigration was at its peak, the Fabre Line offered the only transatlantic route to southern New England. One of its most imp ...
Available $19.99 9781626192294
All Aboard: The History of Mass Transportation In Rhode Island
All Aboard: The History of Mass Transportation In Rhode Island

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
All Aboard: The History of Mass Transportation in Rhode Island covers the period from the Civil War to the creation of the Rhode Island Publ ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738534671
America's Cup Yachts, The: The Rhode Island Connection
America's Cup Yachts, The: The Rhode Island Connection

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
The dominance of the New York Yacht Club, in possession of the America's Cup between 1851 and 1983, has given Newport, Rhode Island, the sta ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738500904
Aquidneck Island and Her Neighbors
Aquidneck Island and Her Neighbors

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Take a walk down memory lane and experience the past of Aquidneck Island and her neighbors. Over two hundred stunning photographs and detail ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738590356
Block Island
Block Island

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Block Island explores the evolution of the small, 7-by-3-mile island that lies between Point Judith, Rhode Island, and Montauk Point, New Yo ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738538693
Bristol
Bristol

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Postcard History
Bristol, a shire town in the smallest county in the smallest state, is nestled between the Narragansett and Mount Hope Bays. Most of the tow ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738539218
Bristol Rhode Island
Bristol Rhode Island

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
The town of Bristol, Rhode Island, has been celebrating Independence Day in grand fashion since 1785. Americans from near and far have long ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738589749
Bristol Rhode Island Volume II
Bristol Rhode Island Volume II

$21.99 Backordered
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
During the 318 years since the town’s founding, Bristol has endured a number of severe natural disasters and other devastating trials, only ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738563893
Bristol: Montaup to Poppasquash
Bristol: Montaup to Poppasquash

$24.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Making of America
The picturesque images and steadfast spirit of small-town America thrive within Bristol. One need only to look along its tree-lined streets ...
Making of America Available $24.99 9780738523569
Brown University Athletics: From the Bruins to the Bears
Brown University Athletics: From the Bruins to the Bears

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of Sports
Brown University established one of the first athletic programs in the nation in 1857. As one of the oldest colleges in America, the univers ...
Images of Sports Available $19.99 9780738512525
Brown University Baseball: A Legacy of the Game
Brown University Baseball: A Legacy of the Game

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Sports
This book will chronicle the history of baseball at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Brown has earned the distinction of being ...
Sports Available $19.99 9781609495015
Building the Mosquito Fleet: The US Navy's First Torpedo Boats
Building the Mosquito Fleet: The US Navy's First Torpedo Boats

$24.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series:
In 1877, the U.S. Navy purchased the fast steam yacht Stiletto from the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company of Bristol, Rhode Island, for "auto ...
Available $24.99 9780738505084
Burning the Gaspee: Revolution in Rhode Island
Burning the Gaspee: Revolution in Rhode Island

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series:
This book chronicles the history of the HMS Gaspee, a sloop in the British Royal Navy that was sent to patrol the waters of Narragansett Bay ...
Available $19.99 9781609494780
Burrillville
Burrillville

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Since the development of photography in the mid-nineteenth century, the camera has come to serve as a powerful and exciting tool in the pres ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738563916
Coventry
Coventry

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
On August 21, 1741, the area west of what is now the town of West Warwick was incorporated into the Township of Coventry. The railroad would ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467120456
Cranston
Cranston

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
From the bell tower of the Cranston Print Works in Spragueville, which called hundreds to work in its time, to the quiet ripples of the Pawt ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738501581
Cranston and Its Mayors: A History
Cranston and Its Mayors: A History

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: American Chronicles
In 1638, feisty colonists settled in Cranston and a century later defied the British over taxation. From the early town meetings that were r ...
American Chronicles Available $19.99 9781609493226
Cranston Revisited
Cranston Revisited

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Within its 30 square miles that stretch from the Narragansett Bay of the Atlantic Ocean to the pastoral hills of central Rhode Island, Crans ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467120791
Davisville and the Seabees
Davisville and the Seabees

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
The U.S. Naval Construction Battalion Center at Davisville, Rhode Island, is first remembered as the original “Home of the Atlantic Seabees. ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738501062
Downtown Providence in the Twentieth Century
Downtown Providence in the Twentieth Century

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: American Century
The twentieth century can truly be said to have been America’s century. As the nation reached the position of world leader, her towns and ci ...
American Century Available $21.99 9780738590455
Dutch Island and Fort Greble
Dutch Island and Fort Greble

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Dutch Island is an 81-acre island situated at the southern end of the West Passage to Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island. It served an importa ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738563657
East Greenwich
East Greenwich

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
East Greenwich, the eighth-oldest town in the state, was named for the original Greenwich in Kent County, England. The eastern edge rests on ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738545271
East Providence
East Providence

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
The town of East Providence was incorporated in 1862, the same year it was “traded” to Rhode Island by Massachusetts. Nearly one hundred yea ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738544571
Federal Hill
Federal Hill

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
During the thirty-four year period from 1898 to 1932, more than fifty thousand Italian immigrants arrived at the port of Providence. The ma ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738535494
Federal Hill in the Twentieth Century
Federal Hill in the Twentieth Century

$19.99 Backordered
state: Rhode Island
series: American Century Series
The twentieth century can truly be said to have been America’s century. As the nation reached the position of world leader, her towns and ci ...
American Century Series Backordered $19.99 9780738563978
Forgotten Tales Rhode Island
Forgotten Tales Rhode Island

$14.99 Reprinting
state: Rhode Island
series: Forgotten Tales
Few Rhode Islanders remember the day a German submarine suddenly surfaced in Newport Harbor, or the escape of a bear, tiger and panther from ...
Forgotten Tales Reprinting $14.99 9781596295865
Fort Adams: A History
Fort Adams: A History

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Landmarks
Fort Adams has a rich and illustrious history as defender of Narragansett Bay. On the shores of Newport, Rhode Island, the fort was named fo ...
Landmarks Available $21.99 9781626195288
Foster
Foster

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Foster, originally incorporated as part of Scituate in 1731, became a separate community in 1781. The town was named in honor of Theodore Fo ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738576909
Ghosts of Newport: Spirits, Scoundres, Legends and Lore
Ghosts of Newport: Spirits, Scoundres, Legends and Lore

$19.99 Backordered
state: Rhode Island
series: Haunted America
Ghosts of Newport plumbs the depths of Newport’s history and reveals a host of chilling tales in which fact and folklore intertwine. Today’ ...
Haunted America Backordered $19.99 9781596293359
Glocester Rhode Island
Glocester Rhode Island

$21.99 Backordered
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
In the first photographic history of Glocester, Rhode Island, Chepachet native Edna Whitaker Kent presents a remarkable collection of over 2 ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738590103
Haunted Providence: Strange Tales from the Smallest State
Haunted Providence: Strange Tales from the Smallest State

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Haunted America
Author Rory Raven has collected stories and tales drawn from the history and folklore of one of the oldest cities in the nation. From restle ...
Haunted America Available $19.99 9781596293878
Herreshoff Yachts: Seven Generations of Industrialists, Inventors and Ingenuity in Bristol
Herreshoff Yachts: Seven Generations of Industrialists, Inventors and Ingenuity in Bristol

$21.99 Backordered
state: Rhode Island
series:
From 1893 to 1920, Bristol's Herreshoff clan designed and built so many undefeated America's Cup sailboats that enthusiasts refer to the era ...
Backordered $21.99 9781596293069
Hidden History of Rhode Island and the Civil War
Hidden History of Rhode Island and the Civil War

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Civil War Series
The smallest state to defend the Union and one far from the battlefront, Rhode Island's stories of the Civil War are often overlooked. From ...
Civil War Series Available $21.99 9781626192317
Hidden History of Rhode Island: Not-to-Be-Forgotten Tales of the Ocean State
Hidden History of Rhode Island: Not-to-Be-Forgotten Tales of the Ocean State

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Hidden History
Surprising tales and unexpected anecdotes color Rhode Island’s legacy, from the accounts of its three brave Titanic survivors to the whirlwi ...
Hidden History Available $19.99 9781596297289
Hidden History of South County
Hidden History of South County

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Hidden History
The rolling farmlands and gentle sea of Washington County—or South County, as it’s locally known—disguise its spirited history. Famous sword ...
Hidden History Available $19.99 9781626198579
Historic Bristol: Tales from an Old Rhode Island Seaport
Historic Bristol: Tales from an Old Rhode Island Seaport

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Brief History
Author Richard V. Simpson (who also penned Herreshoff Yachts) offers up a diverse sampling of fascinating and entertaining stories that expl ...
Brief History Available $21.99 9781596293526
Historic Rhode Island Farms
Historic Rhode Island Farms

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Landmarks
Dating back to the colonial era, the historic barns and outbuildings of Rhode Island have withstood the test of time. From the state's early ...
Landmarks Available $19.99 9781626192621
Historic Tales of Colonial Rhode Island: Aquidneck Island and the Founding of the Ocean State
Historic Tales of Colonial Rhode Island: Aquidneck Island and the Founding of the Ocean State

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: American Chronicles
Roger Williams purchased the fertile Aquidneck Island from the Narragansett tribe in 1637. It was here that Anne Hutchinson, along with Will ...
American Chronicles Available $19.99 9781609499112
Historic Taverns of Rhode Island
Historic Taverns of Rhode Island

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Landmarks
This book chronicles a number of Rhode Island's historic taverns and the stories contained within their walls. Some of the taverns include: ...
Landmarks Available $19.99 9781609495831
Hockey in Providence
Hockey in Providence

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of Sports
Providence has an old and rich hockey tradition. The Providence Reds were one of the first professional hockey teams in the United States. I ...
Images of Sports Available $21.99 9780738545318
Hopkinton
Hopkinton

$21.99 Backordered
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Hopkinton has always been a rural town, but it grew up on pioneer industry. The mills on Wood River and other waterways form only part of th ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738536385
Italian-Americans in Rhode Island
Italian-Americans in Rhode Island

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
From humble immigrant beginnings, the Italian-American community in Rhode Island grew to become a significant factor in the state’s developm ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738549323
Italian-Americans in Rhode Island, Volume II
Italian-Americans in Rhode Island, Volume II

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Rhode Island residents greeted the 1997 publication of a photographic history of their state with much enthusiasm. The first volume of Itali ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738549408
James DeWolf and the Rhode Island Slave Trade
James DeWolf and the Rhode Island Slave Trade

$21.99 Backordered
state: Rhode Island
series:
Over thirty thousand slaves were brought to the shores of colonial America on ships owned and captained by James DeWolf. When the United Sta ...
Backordered $21.99 9781626194793
Jamestown
Jamestown

$21.99 Backordered
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Jamestown's history has ranged from sheep farming to gilded-age resorts to military installations for coastal defense. These transitions cha ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738511924
Jamestown: A History of Narragansett Bay's Island Town
Jamestown: A History of Narragansett Bay's Island Town

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Brief History
Jamestown, Rhode Island's history has been formed--both for good and ill--by its geography. The town officially encompasses three islands in ...
Brief History Available $21.99 9781596299573

 
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