8 Tiny Villages In Rhode Island Where HUGE Things Happened

Rhode Island may be a small state but we are bursting with history. The cities of Newport and Providence seem to grab a lot of the credit for big inventions, firsts, and historical events. But there are also tiny villages in the Ocean State where huge things happened. Let’s take a look:

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Is your hometown village home to a big event or achievement? Let us know in the comments section below. Check out some of the visual histories of Rhode Island by taking a look at these fascinating photos from the early 1900s.