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Incorporated in 1931, the city of Warwick has nevertheless supported and influenced the economy and culture of Rhode Island in many important ways for far longer. Home to prosperous and dynamic mills since the nineteenth century, Warwick provided employment to locals and attracted a diverse community of newcomers. Developments in transportation led to the rise of seaside recreation at Oakland Beach and Rocky Point, creating memories cherished even today.
ISBN: 9780738512921
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Rhode Island
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Donald A. D'Amato is a well-known educator and columnist whose byline appears weekly in the Warwick Beacon, the Cranston Herald, and the Kent County Daily Times. His book A Glimpse of Rhode Island's Past is used as a textbook in Warwick's public schools.
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