These 10 Rhode Island Sites Shaped American History And You Need To Visit

When it comes to colonial history, Rhode Island sometimes gets overshadowed by its neighbor to the north (we won’t name names). Nevertheless, as one of the original 13 colonies, Little Rhody has played an oversized role in American history. A visit to each of these 10 historical sites – some of them well known, some less so – will perfectly demonstrate why the Ocean State is so significant.

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