We Bet You Didn't Know This Small Town In Rhode Island Was Home To The Oldest Veterans Memorial In America
By Beth Price-Williams|Published December 08, 2022
A professional writer for more than two decades, Beth has lived in nearly a dozen states – from Missouri and Virginia to Connecticut and Vermont – and Toronto, Canada. In addition to traveling extensively in the U.S. and the U.K., she has a BA in Journalism from Point Park University (PA), a MA in Holocaust & Genocide Studies from Stockton University (NJ), and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University (PA). A writer and editor for Only In Your State since 2016, Beth grew up in and currently lives outside of Pittsburgh and when she’s not writing or hanging out with her bunnies, budgies, and chinchilla, she and her daughter are out chasing waterfalls.
Rhode Island’s steeped in history. Chances are pretty good that you’ll find many of the tales Rhode Island has to tell are absolutely fascinating, even if you’re not a history buff. Did you know, for example, that the oldest veterans’ memorial in America is right here in Rhode Island? If you’ve not yet visited it, you might want to add it to your bucket list.
Did you know that Cumberland is home to the oldest veterans’ memorial in America? Have you visited? Share your experience in the comments! Then take a peek at these 10 historical landmarks in Rhode Island. How many have you visited?
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