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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 Đ 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
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 Backordered
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 Backordered $21.99 9780738539218
Bristol Rhode Island
Bristol Rhode Island

$21.99 Backordered
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 Backordered $21.99 9780738589749
Bristol Rhode Island Volume II
Bristol Rhode Island Volume II

$21.99 Available
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 Available $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
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
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 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 Backordered
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 Backordered $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
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
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
Hockey in Providence
Hockey in Providence

$21.99 Backordered
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 Backordered $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
Jamestown
Jamestown

$21.99 Available
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 Available $21.99 9780738511924
Jews of Rhode Island 1658-1958
Jews of Rhode Island 1658-1958

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Although the fact is seldom recognized, Jews have been a part of the American experience since the early colonial days. They brought to thes ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738590158
Johnston
Johnston

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
From the time it was separated from Providence in 1759, Johnston has grown from a sleepy, rural town to a busy urban center with more than 3 ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738590165
Johnston: Volume II
Johnston: Volume II

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
With over 200 more vintage photographs, Louis H. McGowan and the Johnston Historical Society continue their insightful pictorial narration o ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738586373
Kingston
Kingston

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Perhaps no village in Rhode Island can boast the history of Kingston, or “Little Rest” as it was called. Once a seat of government (its libr ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738563640
Legendary Locals of Bristol
Legendary Locals of Bristol

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Legendary Locals
The story of Bristol is the story of America, played out on the small stage of a lobster claw–shaped peninsula at the heart of Narragansett ...
Legendary Locals Available $21.99 9781467101394
Legendary Locals of Coventry
Legendary Locals of Coventry

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Legendary Locals
Coventry was originally part of the Shawomet Purchase deeded to Samuel Gorton. People like Francis Brayton and Joseph Bucklin petitioned the ...
Legendary Locals Available $21.99 9781467101042
Legendary Locals of Jamestown
Legendary Locals of Jamestown

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Legendary Locals
When Caleb Carr, one of the 101 men who purchased Conanicut and Dutch Islands in 1657, petitioned the General Assembly to incorporate Jamest ...
Legendary Locals Available $21.99 9781467101301
Legendary Locals of Newport
Legendary Locals of Newport

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Legendary Locals
Established by Colonials seeking religious and cultural freedom in 1639, Newport has enjoyed nearly four centuries of growth—from a thriving ...
Legendary Locals Available $21.99 9781467101028
Lincoln
Lincoln

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Lincoln takes the reader on a visual journey through the history of Lincoln-Manville, Albion, Lime Rock, Quinnville, Lonsdale, Saylesville, ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738535883
Middletown
Middletown

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Middletown, founded in 1743, is one of Rhode Island’s earliest settlements. Rich in history and natural beauty, its glacial soil has been fa ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738592480
Misquamicut
Misquamicut

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Postcard History
Originally named Pleasant View, Misquamicut is a lovely stretch of beach located in southern Rhode Island. Court Bliven and his wife named t ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738565682
Narragansett Bay
Narragansett Bay

$21.99 Backordered
state: Rhode Island
series: Postcard History
Rhode Island, “the Ocean State,” consists of only 1,200 square miles, and one-quarter of the state is tidewater. With over 350 miles of coas ...
Postcard History Backordered $21.99 9780738544588
Narragansett Brewing Company
Narragansett Brewing Company

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Narragansett Brewing Company was developed in 1890 by German American descendants in Cranston. Taking advantage of an underground aquifer, t ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738549057
Narragansett By-the-Sea
Narragansett By-the-Sea

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Narragansett By-the-Sea is a narrow strip of land along the southwestern shore of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. A sparsely populated agric ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738563626
Narragansett in Vintage Postcards
Narragansett in Vintage Postcards

$21.99 Backordered
state: Rhode Island
series: Postcard History
From the 1890s through the 1920s, the postcard was an extraordinarily popular means of communication, and many of the postcards produced dur ...
Postcard History Backordered $21.99 9780738500867
Newport
Newport

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Founded in 1639, the city of Newport offered a temperate climate and a wealth of natural resources to early settlers seeking religious freed ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738537351
Newport Revisited
Newport Revisited

$21.99 Backordered
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
In the three-hundred-fifty-plus years that Newport has existed, it has held a fascination for those who love the sea. Along its narrow stree ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738509242
North Kingstown: 1880-1920
North Kingstown: 1880-1920

$19.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
In the late 1880s, pharmacist Elwin “Doc” Young began to photograph the people, places, and events in his bustling crossroads community of N ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738539089
North Providence
North Providence

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
With North Providence, the very first history of any sort ever published on the town, resident historians Thomas E. and Barbara A. Greene pr ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738587066
North Providence: Volume II
North Providence: Volume II

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
In 1996, residents of North Providence greeted the premier publication of North Providence with tremendous enthusiasm. Now, Thomas and Barba ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738587073
North Smithfield
North Smithfield

$21.99 Available
state: Rhode Island
series: Images of America
Located to the north and west of Providence along the Massachusetts state line, the area now comprising North Smithfield was settled in the ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738511450

 
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