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The Hurricane of 1938 by Aram Goudsouzian, Robert Allison

The Hurricane of 1938

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The 1938 Hurricane hit New England just south of Rhode Island allowing the counterclockwise storm surge to go right up Narragansett Bay. Sustained winds of 125mph with gusts up to 186mph with a 16 foot storm surge destroyed coastal Rhode Island and flooded Providence. 600 People died and 4,500 were injured in total everywhere it hit. Still one of the worst disasters in US history.

No Such Thing as a Natural Disaster

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Mount Hope Bridge (when it was a toll bridge) Opened 1929

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How to Drive Like a Rhode Islander....if you're from here, you'll get a kick out of this video! Hahaha so ridic.

How to Drive Like a Rhode Islander - (14 Min.)

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Explore Bristol, Rhode Island | Kickemuit River Trail Map & Guide

Flooding in Rhode Island during March 2010 left the Warwick Mall under several feet of water.

Academic Roadmap

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Rainbow over Providence, Rhode Island #VisitRhodeIsland

Coggeshall Farm Museum in Bristol, Rhode Island. Discover more history at www.discoverameri....

Biltmore hotel, Providence, Rhode Island

Welcome to Rhode Island

Rhode Island Lighthouse Map have a lot of lighthouses for one tiny state

Flying Horses Carousel-The carousel is believed to have been built 1876 by the Charles W. Dare Company of New York. It was part of a traveling carnival until 1879 when the carnival was forced to abandon the carousel in Watch Hill. Unlike most carousels, there is no wooden platform to support the horses but rather, they are suspended from chains. As a result, the horses seem to "fly" as the ride increases speed, hence the carousel's name.

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Champlin's Seafood

Cooking from my Rhode Island pantry, and a new cookbook {The Perfect Pantry}

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Rhode Island was the last state to adopt an official state flower. Although the violet was voted as the state flower by Rhode Island's school children in 1897, the flower was not officially adopted as the state flower until 1968. There are 400-500 species of violet (viola) distributed around the world, most in the temperate northern hemisphere.

A very Young Salty Brine and JEFF !!

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Plat Map of Barrington circa 1870 nltaylor.net/...

The annual reenactment of the burning of the Gaspee, Warwick, Gaspee Days

The Rhode Island Campaign: The First French and American Operation in the Revolutionary War

The Rhode Island Campaign

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Grandest of Newport Cottages is the Breakers built between 1893 and 1895.

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Manning Chapel, Brown University, Providence. I was married there.

Rhode Island Reds

Brown Seal on Van Wickle Memorial Gates by h ssan, via Flickr