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Atlantic Beach Amusement Park

Atlantic Beach Amusement Park
Misquamicut, Washington County, Rhode Island, 02891
Atlantic Beach Park retains the same old-fashioned charm that characterized beach recreational areas of years gone by. It is still owned by the same family that purchased the land in 1920.

Belcourt Castle

Belcourt Castle
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Belcourt Castle is the former summer cottage of Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont. It is the only mansion in Newport which is both open to the public and has a private owner in residence.

Block Island North Light

Block Island North Light
Sandy Point, Rhode Island
Block Island North Light, built in 1867, is a historic lighthouse on Block Island, Rhode Island. The current structure at Sandy Point is the fourth lighthouse built on the site and was made of granite and iron in 1867.

Block Island Southeast Light

Block Island Southeast Light
Block Island, Rhode Island
Block Island Southeast Light is a lighthouse located on Mohegan Bluffs at the southeastern corner of Block Island, Rhode Island. It is one of the most architecturally sophisticated lighthouses built in the United States in the 19th century.

Cranston High School East

Cranston High School East
Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, 02910
Cranston High School East, often called East, Cranston East, or abbreviated as CHSE, is a comprehensive high school located in the central part of Cranston, Rhode Island, with over 1,500 students in grades 9-12 and 150+ faculty members.

Cranston High School West

Cranston High School West
Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, 02920
Cranston High School West (often called West, Cranston West or abbreviated as CHSW) is a public high school located in Cranston, Rhode Island.

Cranston Public Library

Cranston Public Library
Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, 02920
The Cranston Public Library is the public library system serving Cranston, the second largest city in Rhode Island.

Cranston Street Armory

Cranston Street Armory
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, 02907
The Cranston Street Armory is an historic building in the Broadway–Armory Historic District of Providence, Rhode Island. It was built in 1907 at a cost of $650,000.00.

Crescent Park Looff Carousel

Crescent Park Looff Carousel
Riverside, Rhode Island
The hand-carved carousel was built in 1895 by Charles I. D. Looff and installed at Crescent Park Amusement Park in Riverside, Rhode Island. The ride's fifty-foot platform contains sixty-one horses, one camel, two single coaches, and two double chariots.

First Baptist Church in America

First Baptist Church in America
Providence, Rhode Island, 02803
The First Baptist Church in America is the First Baptist Church of Providence, Rhode Island, also known as the First Baptist Meetinghouse.

Fort Adams

Fort Adams
Newport, Rhode Island
Fort Adams is a former United States Army post in Newport, Rhode Island, established on July 4, 1799 as a First System coastal fortification, and named for President John Adams, who was in office at the time.

Furnace Hill Brook Historic and Archeological District

Furnace Hill Brook Historic and Archeological District
Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island
The Furnace Hill Brook Historic and Archeological District in a historic district in Cranston, Rhode Island.

Industrial National Bank Building

Industrial National Bank Building
Providence, Rhode Island, 02903
Industrial National Bank Building is the tallest building in the city of Providence, Rhode Island, the tallest in the state of Rhode Island, and the 28th tallest in New England.

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Providence, Rhode Island, 02907
Museum of Natural History and Planetarium is a natural history museum and planetarium within Roger Williams Park in Providence, Rhode Island.

Providence Athenaeum

Providence Athenaeum
Providence, Rhode Island, 02903
The Providence Athenaeum is an independent, member-supported subscription library in Providence, Rhode Island. The building is open to the public, but only members can check out items from the collection.

Providence City Hall

Providence City Hall
Providence, Rhode Island, 02903
Providence City Hall is the center of the municipal government in Providence, Rhode Island, and is located at the southwest end of Kennedy Plaza.

Rhode Island School of Design Museum

Rhode Island School of Design Museum
Providence, Rhode Island, 02903
Rhode Island School of Design Museum is an art museum in Providence, Rhode Island. The museum was founded in 1877 and is the 20th largest art museum in the United States.

Rhode Island State House

Rhode Island State House
Providence, Rhode Island, 02903
The Rhode Island State House is the capitol of Rhode Island. The State House houses the Rhode Island General Assembly and the offices of the governor of Rhode Island as well as the lieutenant governor, secretary of state, and General Treasurer.

Roger Williams National Memorial

Roger Williams National Memorial
Providence, Rhode Island, 02903
The Roger Williams National Memorial is a landscaped urban park located on a common lot of the original settlement of Providence, Rhode Island.

Roger Williams Park Zoo

Roger Williams Park Zoo
Providence, Rhode Island, 02907
The Roger Williams Park Zoo of Providence, Rhode Island, contains more than 150 animals from around the world in natural settings. Founded in 1872, it is the third oldest zoo in the nation.

Rosedale Apartments

Rosedale Apartments
Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, 02905
Rosedale Apartments are a historic apartment house in Cranston, Rhode Island.

Sprague Mansion

Sprague Mansion
Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, 02920
The Governor William Sprague Mansion is an historic mansion and museum in Cranston, Rhode Island. The house was the birthplace of Governor William Sprague III and his nephew, Governor William Sprague IV.

St. Paul Church

St. Paul Church
Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, 02905
Saint Paul Church, located in Cranston, Rhode Island, is a parish of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island.

The Breakers

The Breakers
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, 02840
Designed by Richard Morris Hunt for Cornelius Vanderbelt II, The Breakers is an Italian Renaissance mansion that would cost over 150 million dollars if it were built today. The four story building has 70 rooms built around a central Great Hall.

The Flying Horse Carousel

The Flying Horse Carousel
Watch Hill, Washington County, Rhode Island
Possibly the oldest carousel in the United States, it is believed to have been built 1876. The horses are hung from the ceiling with chains rather than bars. This makes them appear to "fly" as the carousel turns.

Thomas Fenner House

Thomas Fenner House
Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, 02920
The Thomas Fenner House or the "Sam Joy Place" is a historic stone-ender house in Cranston, Rhode Island. It the oldest surviving house in the Providence Plantations portion of Rhode Island.

Westminster Arcade

Westminster Arcade
Providence, Rhode Island
The Westminster Arcade is a historic shopping center at 130 Westminster Street and 65 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. Built in 1828, it is notable as the first enclosed shopping mall in the United States.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island State Flag
Postal Code: RI
Capital City: Providence
Became a State: May 29, 1790
Population: 1,056,298*
Area: 1,544.89 miles2 (4,001.27 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Top 10 Most Popular Rhode Island Landmarks

  1. Belcourt Castle
  2. Rhode Island State House
  3. The Flying Horse Carousel
  4. Atlantic Beach Amusement Park
  5. The Breakers
  6. Fort Adams
  7. Westminster Arcade
  8. Crescent Park Looff Carousel
  9. Block Island Southeast Light
  10. Block Island North Light

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