General Nathanael Greene Homestead

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The Greene Homestead has ties to many moments in the history of the War for Independence. On the night of April 19, 1775, Greene received news of the fighting at Lexington. Greene at once mounted his horse and rode to join his militia. Although he was raised a Quaker, Greene had joined the Kentish Guards in East Greenwich. He entered military service as a private, but three weeks later he received a commission from the Rhode Island State Legislature as a Brigadier General in the Army of Observation.  When the property came up for sale in 1919, the Kent County Sons of the American Revolution a number of state and local organizations helped to buy and restore a home some consider “The Mount Vernon of Rhode Island.”  Open April through October – Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10AM to 5PM.

The home of general Nathanael Greene, a two story colonial home, grey, poised on a small hill with a large oak in it's side yard.
The home of General Nathanael Greene
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