Goddard Memorial State Park is more than a simple plot of land. A state recreation area with 490 acres of land in Potowomut Neck, Warwick, the park has a lot of history behind it. In 1792, Nicholas Brown acquired this land. He later passed it on to…

On the night of July 9, 1777, a Continental Army major stationed at Fort Tiverton Heights quietly sailed with a regiment of 40 or so men towards Newport, to a private residence occupied by British High General Richard Prescott. Sneaking around three…