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 off its trip from the confluence of the Moshassuck and Woonasquatucket Rivers, within the capital urban from which the river takes its identify. a quick distance downstream, the Seekonk River joins with the windfall as they move on towards the mouth of Narragansett Bay. The background of the sea kingdom was once made at the banks of this old river. It was once the following that Roger Williams tested the 1st cost devoted to non secular liberty, Rochambeau's military made its first encampment at the highway to Yorktown and the Walsh-Kaiser Shipyard outfitted global battle 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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