Aquidneck Island and Her Neighbors

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Take a walk down memory lane and experiencethe past of Aquidneck Island and her neighbors.Over two hundred stunning photographs and detailed,informative captions offer a glimpse into the rich pastsof Newport, Jamestown, Portsmouth, and Middletown,as well as Prudence, Gould, Hog, and Rose Islands.I n March of 1638, a group of Bostonians metwith Roger Williams and decided to purchase theIsland of Aquidneck. In the years that followed, thetowns of Newport, Portsmouth, and Middletownwere founded and soon became distinct componentsof a Narragansett Bay community. These islandshave flourished into thriving coastal communititesrenowned for their beauty and character.
ISBN: 9780738590356
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Rhode Island
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Local historian Rob Lewis presents a lively exploration of this region's past in this, his second volume in the Images of America series. He has gathered photographs from the archives of the Newport Restoration Foundation and from private collections to create a delightful tour of Aquidneck Island and her neighbors.