Rhode Island Interesting Places and Maps

Rhode Island Interesting Places and Maps

Historically interesting places

Roger Williams Park
There are numerous Victorian relics here, such as an old carousel, which is why the National Trust for Historic Preservation has declared the park one of the most historically important in America.

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Special buildings and structures

State House in Providence
The State House is located on Capitol Hill in Providence, the capital of Rhode Island. It was built of white marble in 1901 and its cantilevered dome is the second largest in the world after St. Peter’s in Rome. At its top is a three-meter high, gilded bronze figure – the “Independent Man”. on Capitol Hill in Providence, the capital of Rhode Island; Built in 1901 from white marble; cantilevered dome of the Capitol is the second largest in the world after St. Peter’s in Rome; on its top is a three-meter high gilded bronze figure – the “Independent Man”

Slater Mill in Pawtucket
Slater Mill is the first US hydro-powered cotton mill in Pawtucket. It was built on the banks of the Blackstone River in 1793 and was at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution. Today you get an impression of the time and the conditions under which the people had to work here through the costumed performers.

Southeast Lighthouse on Block Isalnd
The Southeast Lighthouse was built of bricks in 1875 and was in operation until 1990. It stands directly on a steep cliff about 70 m above the sea

Manor houses in Newport
Here magnificent buildings remind of the time around the turn of the century. The magnificent art and interior design of the villas is also particularly worth seeing. Some of the houses are open to the public and can be viewed, but you should plan some time as you can spend 90 minutes alone in one house.

Map of Rhode Island

Rhode Island – National Geographic Map Machine

Learn about what runs the economy of the smallest state in the United States. Includes a shaded-relief map with the locations of major cities.

Website: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/maps/atlas/usstates/srhois

Rhode Island – University of Texas Library

Access two Rhode Island state maps, one of which includes major cities and portions of the surrounding states.

Website: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/rhode_isla

Rhode Island – US Census Bureau Map

Find out more about the state’s five counties with this state map, which includes county profiles and an economic census.

Website: http://www.census.gov/datamap/www/44.html