Recently the Battle of Rhode Island Association announced a new web partnership with RI Publications Society. The Rhode Island Publications Society (RIPS) is a nonprofit educational and cultural foundation incorporated in 1981 under Rhode Island law to publish and distribute works relating to Rhode Island’s history, economy, and cultural life.
The Battle of Rhode Island Association (BoRIA) was awarded a $5,000 grant from BankNewport. The funds will go toward funding our speaker series throughout the State that highlights Rhode Island’s significant contributions to the American Revolution.
Estimates have appeared in print for generations that 3,000 to 5,000 Black soldiers served in the American military in the Revolution.
Touro Synagogue a National Historic Site in Newport, Rhode Island announces new Virtual Tour.
Battle of Rhode Island Association receives grants from the Town of Portsmouth and Rhode Island Society of Colonial Wars
Recently the Battle of Rhode Island Association received the welcome news that we were awarded two more grants.
A collateral descendant of Daniel Hitchcock (first cousin, nine times removed), the author had always been fascinated by the short but important life of this colonel from Providence, Rhode Island, who was taken by illness following the Battle of Princeton at the young age of thirty-seven.
The Bristol Historical & Preservation Society received an Award of Excellence for its “Timeline of Enslavement in Bristol, R.I.” from The American Association for State and Local History.
One of the few known female spies on either side in the Revolutionary War, Ann Bates spied for the British during the Rhode Island Campaign of July and August 1778, the first time the French and American forces jointly cooperated to attack a British outpost.
The Battle of Rhode Island Association have launched their phase 2 upgrades to their website.
Battle of Rhode Island Association receives grants from Aquidneck Land Trust & RI Society Sons of the Revolution
The Battle of Rhode Island Association are thrilled to announce that we were awarded two grants from local organizations who are also committed to preserving and protecting Butts Hill Fort in Portsmouth RI.