Narragansett Bay (Postcard History) by Richard V. Simpson PDF

By Richard V. Simpson

Rhode Island, �the Ocean State,� contains simply 1,200 sq. miles, and one-quarter of the nation is tidewater. With over 350 miles of sea coast, a 3rd of the electorate reside inside of a mile of the beach. The Narragansett Bay, spanning 102 sq. miles, is the center of the kingdom. From the early nineteenth to the mid-20th century, the shell and finfish industries flourished in the bay. leisure parks and seashore eating halls sprang up on either side. shores catered to Victorian girls and gents who took within the air yet by no means rainy their toes. The nation�s defense has additionally performed a huge position in those waters. via greater than two hundred lovely pictures, readers will see how Rhode Islanders came across their fortune and personality at the Narragansett Bay.

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