Discover over fifty locations, all from the 17th century, that give evidence of the transition from Native American control to colonial occupation of eight communities from Providence to Bristol at www.SowamsHeritageArea.org. Photos, videos, maps and links to other sites help you learn what happened during this pivotal part of local history. Find information about tours of 17th century locations in Providence, East Providence, Barrington, Warren and Bristol on the Sowams Heritage Area web page. Ten self-guided tours are offered in different towns along with tours of 17th century houses, cemeteries, and open spaces, and tours by bicycle and water.
All efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website, however it is subject to change. Information is updated in an ongoing manner in partnership with local tourism offices, individual businesses and organizations and via a direct feed from goprovidence.com, discovernewport.org, southcountyri.com and Yelp.com.