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The Commons has served as Little Compton's center of civic, social and religious life since the 17th century. In 1677, Little Compton's original "proprietors" set aside land for common use -…

Beyond Interstate 95 lies Providence’s West Side. A concrete bridge over a river of traffic takes you into the city of immigrants and strivers, of industrialists in Broadway mansions and mill workers…

Why have an industrial tour of a river? The Woonasquatucket didn’t always look this way, hemmed in by brick buildings, cement sidewalks and asphalt streets on both sides. To see the past, look at the…

It's easy to think of an open space as somewhere where nothing has yet been built, but in urban environments, that often isn't the case. Borrowing a phrase from Paul M. M. Cooper, we invite…

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Rhode Tour is a statewide mobile historical smartphone application. Captivating places, intriguing people, and exciting events fill Rhode Island's history. Rhode Tour offers a new way to interact with these untold tales of the state's past. Using stories, sounds, and images, history comes alive on Rhode Tour.