Rhode Island Reading Room
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This section contains articles of genealogical and historic interest on Rhode Island in general, from old Rhode Island books and newspapers. If you would like to contribute please e-mail me with information.

Providence Memorials

Located in "Monument Square", downtown Providence, near the old train station (pre-WWI)
"Erected by the State of Rhode Island 
as an incentive to patriotism 
July, 1911 
Joseph P. Manton 
William A. Spicer 
Stephen H. Brown 
Charles H. Williams 
Warren Ralph 
Ezra Dixon 
Frank H. Hammill, commissioner 
Henri Schonhardt, sculptor

Burnside Memorial
Located in downtown Providence, "Monument Square"

These documents are made available free to the public for non-commercial purposes by the Rhode Island USGenWeb Project.
Transcription and images 2004 by Beth Hurd, Images by Beth Hurd 2004
MailIf you have a (pre-1922) contribution from a Rhode Island book or newspaper you would like to share, please send me an e-mail with the publication title, author, and publisher. Thanks.