Captain Wallace Attacks Prudence Island

Grave of Unknown British soldier

Revolutionary Rhode Island Share this Page Blog Post by Gloria Schmidt Gravestones are reminders of Revolutionary War Activities on Prudence Island Last Saturday I was part of a delegation from […]

The Conspiracy to Destroy the Gaspee

Burning of the Gaspee Magic Lantern Slide

With but few exceptions, it has usually been surmised by historians that the 1772 attack on the Royal Navy schooner Gaspee was a spontaneous response to the accidental grounding of the King’s vessel…