Download e-book for kindle: A History of the Providence River: With the Moshassuck, by Robert A. Geake,Patrick T. Conley

By Robert A. Geake,Patrick T. Conley

ISBN-10: 1609499026

ISBN-13: 9781609499020

The windfall River starts its trip from the confluence of the Moshassuck and Woonasquatucket Rivers, within the capital urban from which the river takes its identify. a brief distance downstream, the Seekonk River joins with the windfall as they movement on towards the mouth of Narragansett Bay. The historical past of the sea nation was once made at the banks of this historical river. It used to be the following that Roger Williams validated the 1st cost devoted to spiritual liberty, Rochambeau's military made its first encampment at the highway to Yorktown and the Walsh-Kaiser Shipyard outfitted international struggle II vessels for the Allied maritime attempt. alongside its waters glided boats and ships engaged within the slave alternate, the raid at the "Gaspee" and all demeanour of coastal trade. Historian Robert A. Geake has paddled the river's size to discover the mysteries coursing within.

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