April 11, 2013 RSS feed / Island History

This Week In Island History

Week of April 11

The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 100 years ago came from the collection of the Newport Historical Society.   100 years ago  From the Newport Journal, April 11, 1913  More...

Jamestown Historical Society Feature

General Washington marches down Narragansett Avenue

During the 1770s, French support to the American Revolution was – despite French involvement in the Battle of Rhode Island in 1778 – primarily monetary and maritime. More...