Coventry, Rhode Island
The town of Coventry (pop. 35,000) is a growing community in a rural area. The town was originally established in the mid 1700's. Coventry features the Greenway a 15mi/24km bike and hiking path on an old railway route that passes through the middle of town.
New England Wireless & Steam Museum, East Greenwich, Rhode Island
The New England Wireless & Steam Museum in East Greenwich features displays on the history of radio and steam power. The museum complex consists of five buildings housing a collection of wireless, stationary steam engines, and steam engine models.
Varnum House Museum
The Varnum house was built in 1773 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It stands on a two-acre lot with formal gardens and a view of Greenwich Bay. The house is now a museum featuring period furnishings, a children's playroom, and marine exhibits.
Johnston, Rhode Island
The town of Johnston (pop. 28,000) was once a part of Providence. It was incorporated in 1759 and named for August Johnston who was the attorney general. Throughout its history the town has been a farming community although it is now better known for jewelry and silverware manufacturing, fabricated metals, and retail trade.
Slater Mill Historic Site, Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Smith-Appleby House, Smithfield, Rhode Island
The Smith-Appleby House in Smithfield is a restored farm house that was built in or around 1696. It is operated as a museum and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Glocester Heritage Society, Chepachet, Rhode Island
The Glocester Heritage Society in Chepachet focuses on the history of home building and the crafting of furniture in Glocester. The society restores, maintains, and preserves buildings, historical, educational, architectural, and cultural objects.
Fire Museum, Warren, Rhode Island
The Warren Fire Museum is housed in the old Narragansett Steam Fire Company Station Number 3. It features a variety of firefighting equipment and memorabilia, including the town's first fire engine from 1802.
West Warwick - Eagle Quest Golf & Leisure Dome
East Providence, Rhode Island
East Providence, a suburb of Providence, is home to numerous National Register of Historic Places. It was incorporated in 1862.
Cape Verdean Museum
The Cape Verdean Museum houses a unique collection of artifacts, photographs, maps and crafts offering a glimpse into the islands and their people. Exhibits on slavery, whaling, Cape Cod cranberry picking, the immigration packets, the longshoremen, and the Independence movement are just some of the highlights.
Crescent Park Carousel, East Providence
The Crescent Park Carousel in East Providence was designed by Charles I. D. Looff. Built in 1895, it features 62 hand-carved figures in neo-baroque style. In 1976, it was placed on the National Register of Historic sites.