Rhode Island Books
Broad View Books
Rhode Island History, Town Histories, Church Histories, Vital Records and Genealogies
The Great Swamp Fight Monument $42.00
By Nathan Hagar Daniels
Societies of Colonial Wars 1906
A record of the ceremony and orations on the occasion of the unveiling of the monument
commemorating the great swamp fight December 19, 1675 in Narragansett county Rhode Island
Erected by the Societies of Colonial Wars of Rhode Island and Massachusetts October 20,
1906 Includes three maps and is illustrated with two photographs of the monument The
oration is on the Swamp fight and a partial list of references is included..
68 pages, hardbound
Creative Survival The Providence Black Community in
the 19th Century $15.00
The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society, circa 1980?
Illustrated, includes references and a bibliography.
72 pages, 9x12 softbound, fair condition,
stain on front cover, covers creased.
Price reflects condition.
This book sells elsewhere for $30.00
The Old Stone History of Rhode Island Volume II
John Williams Haley
Providence Institution for Savings, 1931
Entertaining tales of old Rhode Island, originally presented on radio in 1927.
Table of contents:
Island History Earliest, Rhode Island Visitors, Giovanni Verazzano, A
Predecessor Of Roger Williams, Indian Currency, Anne Hutchinson, Mary
Dyer, A Quaker Martyr, Cocumcussoc, Samuel Gorton, Captain Benjamin
Church, Hazards Of Rhode Island, Indian Traits And Customs, Builders Of
Pawtucket, An Unsolved Murder, King Philip, The Queen's Fort, Original
Proprietors Of Bristol, History Of Lighting In Providence, Huguenots In
Rhode Island, Rhode Island Ferries, The "DR. Johnson" OF Narragansett, A
Gentleman Of Newport, Fish And Fisheries Of Rhode Island, Hannah
Robinson, A Terrible Man Of War, A Great Colonial Architect, Sheriff
Robinson, On The Tower Hill Road, The First Baptist Meeting House:, "P'int,
judy, P'int", Christmas In Narragansett, Brown And Ives, A Yankee From
Cranston, Old Rhode Island Prisons, A Colonial Coquette, Samuel Casey,
Silversmith, A Remarkable Journey, Old Tavern And Stagecoach Days, The
Kentish Guards, The Bombardment Of Bristol, East Greenwich Pottery, At
The Point Of The Candlestick, Silas Talbot, The Old Stone Chimney House,
The Splendid Mansion, The French Fleet Christmas In 1780, A Newport
Landmark, Belles Of Colonial Newport, The Old Market House, A Mariner's
Romance, Cuddymonk's "Moonack", Captain John DeWolf, The Clippers, Odd
Characters Of Old Narragansett, A Rhode Island Mormon, Thomas Wilson
Door, Down The Bay, The Passing Of Lincoln, Builders Of The Cup
Defenders.141 pages, hardbound, fair condition, covers faded and
discolored, corners bumped, some edge wear.
Handbook of Historical
Sites in Rhode Island $12.00
Providence RI: Department of Public Schools 1936
Interesting booklet with short descriptions of each historical site in the state.
Illustrated. Originally put together for teachers so they could take their students on
field trips to these sites. Those were the days when they actually taught local history in
the schools before the curriculum was dumbed down.
96 pages, softbound with fold out map in back cover, good condition, former owners name
and address inside front cover.