Rhode Island

Smith's Castle

Smith's Castle
55 Richard Smith Dr.
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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Phone: 401-294-3521
Email: Use the online form to contact this property
Website: http://smithscastle.org

Site of circ 1638 trading posts established by Rhode Island founder Roger Williams and trader Richard Smith. Center of 17th 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.

Handicap Accessible or Service Children Activities No Smoking Allowed No Pets Allowed
Listing Category: Listing in Travel Guide, Listing on Web
Region: South County
Guide Category: Heritage- Historic Sites, Heritage- Museums
Access: Complete wheelchair access (H)
Admission: Charged
Discounts: Children, Groups, Military
Family: Kid friendly
Method of Payment: Cash only
Parking: Parking available, Parking free
Restrictions: No pets, Smoke free facility
Heritage Federal Registry: National Historic Landmark, National Register
Heritage Seasonality: Other
Groups - Parking: Free parking, Motor coach available
Hours of Operation:Tours at Noon, 1:PM, 2:PM, 3:PM Thursday - Sunday
Seasonality:May - mid October
Contact Name:Gail Burda
Contact Position:Office Manager
Contact Email:smithscastle@earthlink.net
Function Contact Email:smithscastle@earthlink.net
Function Contact Name:Gail Burda
Function Contact Position:Office Manager
Total Meeting Space:60
Total Meeting Rooms:1
Largest Meeting Room:60
Maximum Classroom Capacity:82
Function Space Available:No

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