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Located in Bristol, RI
"Coggeshall Farm Museum brings to life the history of middle-class farm families in the late 18th century. Set on 48 acres of coastal farmland in Bristol, Rhode Island, Coggeshall Farm Museum recreates the daily experience of tenant farmers on a salt marsh farm through live interpretation, historic structures, heirloom plants, and heritage-breed animals."
(This excerpt taken from Coggeshall Farm Museum website)
Located in Bristol, RI
"Colt State Park’s 464 acres of lawns, stone walls, and curving drives along one of the state’s most spectacular shorelines stands in contrast to one of Rhode Island’s charming, compact, historic seaports, the Town of Bristol. On July 4th, every year since 1785, the town of Bristol puts on America’s team colors and hosts a national celebration that’s actually older than the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Fittingly, it was Rhode Island which closed that exercise, and the nation began."
(This excerpt taken from Colt State Park website)
Located in Bristol, RI
"Linden Place is an 1810 Federal mansion designed and built by Rhode Island architect, Russell Warren. This extraordinary estate, in the heart of downtown Bristol, consists of the mansion, lovely sculpture-filled gardens, an 1825 carriage barn, a 1902 Ballroom and outbuildings dating from 1750."
(This excerpt taken from Linden Place website)
Located in Bristol, RI
"In 1971, A. Sidney DeWolf Herreshoff and Rebecca Chase Herreshoff founded the Herreshoff Marine Museum to preserve and perpetuate the unique accomplishments of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company. Today the campus encompasses a large museum facility, the old family homestead, six former company buildings, and a large portion of the company's waterfront."
(This excerpt taken from The Herreshoff Marine Museum website)
Located in East Providence, RI
< 1 mile from Bristol
"The East Bay Bike path is a ribbon of asphalt that provides a safe place for unobstructed cycling. Users can enjoy the sights, sounds and smells as the path takes them by coves and marshes, over bridges, and through State Parks."
(This excerpt taken from East Bay Bike Path website)
Located in Bristol, RI
"Blithewold is a 33-acre summer estate with grand views of Narragansett Bay and is nationally significant in American history as one of the most fully developed and authentic examples of the Country Place Era. The property features a 45-room mansion filled with family heirlooms, and is framed by a series of lovely gardens that range in character from mysterious to exotic and from poetic to practical. An exceptional collection of rare and unusual plants, specimen trees, an accessible greenhouse, and whimsical stonework project a character that is romantic, fresh, and inspiring – and unique to Blithewold."
(This excerpt taken from Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum website)
Located in Bristol, RI
"The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology is Brown University’s teaching and research museum. A resource across the university, we inspire creative and critical thinking about culture by fostering interdisciplinary understanding of the material world. We provide opportunities for faculty and students to work with collections and the public, teaching through objects and programs in classrooms, in the gallery in Manning Hall, and at the Collections Research Center."
(This excerpt taken from Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology website)
Located in Bristol, RI
"The Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium is home to a natural history museum offering interactive exhibits that explore local habitats and wildlife found in the Ocean State and the Audubon Nature Shop. Visitors discover creatures that live in a tidepool, observe marine life from Narragansett Bay, visit with Common Ravens Zach and Lucy, and peek inside a 33-foot life size model of a North Atlantic Right Whale."
(This excerpt taken from Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium website)
Located in Portsmouth, RI
3 miles from Bristol
"Montaup Country Club is open year round for the diehard golf enthusiast and is located in Portsmouth, RI. Close to historic Newport, Montaup Country Club is an 18 hole semi-private course. Our signature hole, the Par 5 16th overlooks scenic Mt. Hope Bay."
(This excerpt taken from Montaup Country Club website)
Located in Warwick, RI
5 miles from Bristol
"Opened for the first time in nearly twenty years in 2014, Rocky Point State Park serves as a memory for many Rhode Islanders of generation's past. Over the 150+ years of the property's existence, it has served as a location for nature trails, a ferry pier, an observation tower, hotels, clambakes, restaurants, swimming pool, rides, games, and concerts – but the attraction of 120 acres of land for public use within 10 miles of downtown Providence has been a consistent draw since 1850. A the state's newest coastal state park, visitors can enjoy the property they once made so many memories at, while the younger generations of park-goers can make new ones."
(This excerpt taken from Rocky Point State Park website)
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