The Historic Small Town That Every Rhode Islander Should Visit At Least Once

Rhode Island is absolutely packed with history. Everywhere you look is a historic plaque or statue or a house from the 17th century. Saunderstown is a historic small town that every Rhode Islander should visit at least once. This little hamlet is a historic district located in Washington County, in the towns of Narragansett and North Kingstown. It is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and is a U.S. Historic District. Check out some of the great reasons to make a day of it in Saunderstown.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Saunderstown packs an incredible amount of history into one little town. It’s a great place to bring the kids and spend a day soaking up Rhode Island’s colonial past, and some notable Rhode Islanders with major contributions to American history.