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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.

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.

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.

Rhode Island

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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. Rhode Island State House
  2. Belcourt Castle
  3. The Flying Horse Carousel
  4. The Breakers
  5. Old Harbor
  6. Atlantic Beach Amusement Park
  7. Quaker Burying Ground
  8. Lewis Family Cemetery
  9. Bliven Burial Ground
  10. Hathaway Cemetery

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