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  Rhode Island

  Providence

  Governor Henry Lippit House Museum

  199 Hope St, East Side

  Providence  RI   02906    

  Phone   401 453-0688

  E-mail  *****

  Description  home built by 2 term governor who got rich selling textiles to both sdes in the Civil War

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era  1863

  New or Updated:  12/5/2005
 

  Providence

  John Brown House Museum

  52 Power Street

  Providence  RI   02906    

  Phone 401 273-7507

  Web Site http://www.rihs.org/Museums.html

  E-mail   mailto:bgreene@rihs.org

  Description  mansion restored as a showcase of Rhode Island furniture and

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Collection  Decorative Arts

  Era  1786

  Owner/Operator:  Rhode Island Historical Society

  New or Updated:   2/21/2006

Rhode Island
Rumford
John Hunt House
65 Hunts Mill Road
Rumford RI 02916
Phone
401 438-1750
Web Site
http://ephist.org/about.htm
Description
house restored to 18th century appearance serves as museum, society headquarters, and terminus of heritage corridor
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus
Historical Society
Era
1750-1790
Owner/Operator:
East Providence Historical Society
New or Updated:
05/14/2003
 

  Saunderstown

  Gilbert Stuart Birthplace

  815 Gilbert Stuart Road

  Saunderstown  RI   02874    

  Phone   401 294-3001

  Web Site  http://www.gilbertstuartmuseum.com/

  Alt Web  http://www.visitrhodeisland.com/trails/trails_southcounty_01.aspx

  Description  family home of famous portrait painter, with reproduction paintings, and first snuff mill in US

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Building Type  Mill

  Industry /Profession Farming

  New or Updated:           11/30/2005

  Rhode Island
 
Smithfield
 
Smith-Appleby House
 
220 Stillwater Road
 
Smithfield  RI  02917    
 
Phone   401 231-7363
 
Web Site  http://www.smithfieldhistory.org/
 
Alt Web  http://www.riedc.com/mcds/Smithfield.html - points
 
Description  restored  farm house
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Era  1696
 
Owner/Operator:  Historical Society of Smithfield
 
New or Updated:   3/31/2004

  Tiverton

  Chase Cory House

  3908 Main Road

  Tiverton  RI    02878    

  Phone   401 624-2096

  Web Site  *****

  E-mail

  Alt Web  http://www.coryfamsoc.com/about_us/annual_meetings/2002/images/chace_cor

              y_house/chace_cory_house.htm

  Description  by appointment

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Era  1730

  New or Updated:  11/26/2004


 
Rhode Island
 
Westerly
 
Babcock-Smith House
 
124 Granite Street
 
Westerly  RI   02891    
 
Phone   401 596-4424
 
Alt Phone   401 596-5704
 
Web Site  http://www.babcock-smithhouse.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@babcock-smithhouse.com
 
Description  Early Georgian style home of colonial era physician & Chief Justice
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Era  Colonial
 
New or Updated:   4/3/2004
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