Rhode Island is a state utterly steeped in American history. As one of the original colonies, we have seen an awful lot since the state was originally settled in 1636. Not all that history is necessarily good, but it is ours, and we take ownership of that. One strange claim to fame that Rhode Island has is being the home of the oldest town in New England to be settled.

Pawtuxet Village seems like a great town to explore on foot or by bike or car in every season. It can be tough to reckon with the history of colonization in America, but as the oldest town in New England Pawtuxet village has a lot to teach us about that history that is very important to learn.

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