Site of circ 1638 trading posts established by Rhode Island founder Roger Williams and trader Richard Smith. Center of seventeenth- century land disputes between Narragansett Tribe, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. Home was destroyed in King Philip's War. Rebuilt circa 1678, then renovated circa 1740, as one of the largest eighteenth-century Rhode Island slave-holding plantations. Award-winning twentieth-century restoration. A National Register Historic Building & Archeological site. Costumed Docents give one hour tours featuring trading room and plantation era collection and lifestyle. Gift shop.
Services / Features / Restrictions: Admission Charged, Children's Activities, Attraction, Educational, Cultural, Of Interest to Children, Museum, National Historic Site, National Register, Motorcoach Parking, South County, Bird Watching Trail, Wildlife Viewing, Shopping, Novelty Gift Shop
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