The Annmary Brown Memorial houses exhibits of European and American paintings from the 17th through the 20th centuries, the Cyril and Harriet Mazansky British Sword Collection, as well as personal mementos of its founder, General Rush C. Hawkins, and the Brown family.
Situated within Brown's Office of University Communications, the BAM frequently contributes stories of broad interest to the office's overall news operation. In print since 1900 and online since the early 1990s, the magazine is an integral part of Brown's engagement with external audiences.
Burnside Park is a small park situated in downtown Providence, Rhode Island, adjacent to Kennedy Plaza. Named for Ambrose Burnside, a general in the American Civil War from Rhode Island, an equestrian statue was erected in his honor in the late 19th century, and sits in the center of the park.
Carrie Tower Carrie Tower was erected in 1904, a gift of Paul Bajnotti of Turin, Italy, and a memorial to his wife, born Caroline Mathilde Brown, granddaughter of Nicholas Brown 1786, for whom the University is named, and daughter of Nicholas Brown 1811.
The Roger Williams Park Casino is rented on a five-hour basis. In addition, your caterer will receive two hours for set up and one hour for breakdown. The maximum allotment of hours for an event is six hours and all events must end by midnight.
Donigian Park Bikeway Valley Street, Providence, RI Trailhead: 41°49'23.52"N, 71°26'23.60"W Last Time Hiked: June 13, 2014 Approximate distance hiked: 0.7 miles Easy. I came across Donigian Park while scrolling through the blueways section of exploreri.org webpage. When I looked it up in Google Maps I noticed that there was a bike path shown on the…
Explore Downtown Providence Downtown Providence is the humming heartbeat of the city. Home to the city's tallest buildings, a wide range of dining and shopping options, and most recently a growing number of residences, downtown Providence has plenty to offer.
Energy Innovation Hub The National Grid Energy Innovation Hub is a collaborative, community space designed to elevate the conversation around the future of energy and the environment. The Hub offers interactive exhibits where Rhode Islanders can learn how they can take action towards creating a clean energy future.
Escape Rhode Island is a cooperative, real-life mystery space where nothing is as it seems. You and your team are on a mission; you have 60 minutes to escape by solving a series of puzzles that will challenge your mind and confound your senses.
The First Baptist Church in America has been on College Hill in downtown Providence since 1638, sharing the good news, with Christ-centered enthusiasm, biblical preaching, dynamic caring ministries, advocating the separate and complementary relationship between church and state, and the vitality of traditional worship.
The Governor Henry Lippitt House is a historic house museum at 199 Hope Street on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island. A National Historic Landmark, it is one of the finest Italianate mansion houses in the state, and considered one of the best-preserved examples of Victorian-era houses in the US.
Standing 12 feet high in front of Providence’s Federal Courthouse is an unusual monument constructed out of steel, concrete, and used handguns. Dubbed the Gun Totem by its artist, Boris Bally, the imposing obelisk was constructed in 2001 with guns from a firearm buy-back program in Pittsburgh.
India Point Park features 18 acres of open space, graceful trees, and walking paths along its 3,600-foot shoreline. Located at the confluence of the Seekonk and Providence Rivers where they widen into Narragansett Bay, the Park is the only broad expanse of Bay shoreline in Providence accessible to the public.
The John Brown House Museum The John Brown House was built in 1788 by merchant, patriot, politician, and slave trader John Brown, an instigator and participant in the Gaspee Affair. He and his family were some of the wealthiest and most influential people in the colonies and, then, the United States.
Ladd Observatory . The historic Ladd Observatory opened in 1891 under the direction of Prof. Winslow Upton. A regular program of transit observations and timekeeping was started in 1893. Prof. Charles Smiley, famous for his observations of solar eclipses, became director of Ladd Observatory in 1938.
The Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy is a 501C3, non-profit corporation. The mission and goal of the Conservancy is to preserve the land of Neutaconkanut Hill for future generations so that it will remain forever as it was intended by the King Family and our forefathers, a place of undisturbed natural beauty:
Quandary (R) Escape Games is a live action escape room adventure. Picture this... You are locked in a room with a few friends, family members, or coworkers. Ominous music surrounds you as the timer begins. You now have 60 minutes to get yourselves out...but how? This room seems as ordinary as any other room. You begin to look around.
About the Botanical Center The Roger Williams Park Botanical Center is located on an island in historic Roger Williams Park. The Park was designed in 1878 by landscape architect Horace W.S. Cleveland and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island, was born in London in 1603. After graduating from Cambridge University in 1627, Williams took holy orders in the church of England. In 1630 he emigrated to the New World and settled in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Roger Williams National Memorial commemorates the life of the founder of Rhode Island and a champion of the ideal of religious freedom. Williams, banished from Massachusetts for his beliefs, founded Providence in 1636. This colony served as a refuge where all could come to worship as their conscience dictated without interference from the state.
About the Botanical Center The Roger Williams Park Botanical Center is located on an island in historic Roger Williams Park. The Park was designed in 1878 by landscape architect Horace W.S. Cleveland and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Botanical Center was built in 2007 and with 23,000 square feet of greenhouse space ...
The Slater Mill is a historic textile mill complex on the banks of the Blackstone River in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, modeled after cotton spinning mills first established in England. It is the first water-powered cotton spinning mill in North America to utilize the Arkwright system of cotton spinning as developed by Richard Arkwright.
Van Wickle Gates is a cultural feature (locale) in Providence County. The primary coordinates for Van Wickle Gates places it within the RI 02912 ZIP Code delivery area. In the Maps and Aerial Photos section below, you'll find links to: (1) Local area photos around Van Wickle Gates, (2) A listing of the nearest hotels to Van Wickle Gates and (3) Driving Directions to Van Wickle Gates from almost anywhere.
The Rhode Island Rose Society in Providence, RI and the staff of Roger Williams Park have renovated and replanted this historic rose garden. Planting began in the Spring of 1999. A broad range of roses is represented, including the hardy roses from the Canadian and Brownell series, English Roses, Old Garden Roses, and more modern varieties including recent introductions.