Babcock-Smith HouseBabcock-Smith House
124 Granite St.
Westerly, Rhode Island
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Early Georgian Style home of Dr. Joshua Babcock, Westerly's first physician, postmaster and a friend of Benjamin Franklin, who was a frequent visitor. Later owned by Orlando Smith, who in 1846 discovered granite on the property which later became one of the country's leading granite centers. Carriage house available to groups with bag lunches. Joshua's Store and Gift Shop.
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Region: South County
Guide Category: Heritage- Museums
Access: Fire alarm signals for hearing impaired (H3), Special arrangements upon request (H1)
Admission: Donation suggested
Family: Kid friendly
Method of Payment: Cash only
Parking: Parking available
Restrictions: Alcohol prohibited, Smoke free facility
Heritage Federal Registry: National Register