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This website launched on the Anniversary of the Battle of Rhode Island - August 29, 1778. BoRIA will be adding both more information and features to the website over the next 6 months.
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The Battle of Rhode Island: Middletown Historical Society Unveils Sign on the Siege of Newport Share this Page Battle Of Rhode Island Association MIDDLETOWN, RI – The Middletown Historical Society
Throughout 1776 and 1777, John Brown, a prominent merchant from Providence, Rhode Island, amassed a fortune by investing in privateers.
In July 1780, four frigates, seven ships of the line, and thirty-six transport vessels, sailed into Narragansett Bay.
The Origins of The Pawtuxet Rangers
Archaeological Report on Butts Hill Fort is released.
Lafayette’s stay in Rhode Island during the Siege of Newport and the Battle of Rhode Island was just the first time the general came to the state.