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George Sears Greene of Apponaug ranks high as one of Warwick’s most illustrious Civil War heroes. In addition to the large boulder from Culp’s Hill that was placed in the Greene cemetery at … more
From its very early Colonial Period, Rhode Island has drawn the hatred, scorn and ridicule of its neighbors. While there are many episodes that have been noted to Rhode Island’s discredit, the 1924 … more
During Rhode Island’s early colonial period, although Warwick celebrated itself as a place where all could come to worship their God as their conscience dictated, Roman Catholics, while having … more
Not far from Williams Corner, on the north side of Post Road in the direction of Apponaug’s Four Corners is a lovely, 1½-story, cross-gabled house that is sure to attract your attention. This blue … more
The present day Shawomet Baptist Church at 1542 West Shore Road in Warwick traces its origins back to the old Six Principle Baptist Church. According to the meager records on ecclesiastical history … more
Hillsgrove United Methodist Church on Kilvert St. has served the village of Hillsgrove well from 1884 until the present time. Over the years, it has seen the village change dramatically from one … more
One of Warwick’s most vibrant and exciting houses of worship is Temple Am David, located at 40 Gardiner St. Under the spiritual leadership of Cantor Richard E. Perlman, the congregation is carrying … more
As many as 5,000 more people than expected showed up at Rocky Point Park last Friday night for the Steppenwolf-Guess Who concert. more
As the 20th century entered its final quarter, Warwick Central Baptist Church became more active than ever before. In addition the Geriatric Care Center prompted in 1973 by the interest and … more
The events immediately preceding Rhode Island’s most significant pre-Revolutionary episode, the burning of the British Revenue schooner, Gaspee, began on the eighth of June 1772. On that day, a … more
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