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The Georgian Mansion (circa 1734) is the former home of the Babcocks and Smiths. The mansion is elegantly furnished with pieces reflecting the Colonial Babcock years, the Victorian Smith years, and colonial restoration of 1928. Historians and antique-lovers alike will enjoy all the museum has to offer! (This excerpt taken from the Babcock-Smith House website)
Step into the lives of two sea captains, their families, and ancestors when you pass through the grand front entrance of the Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House. There, you will want to rush to the top floor and observe Stonington Harbor from our magnificent cupola. (This excerpt taken from the Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House website)
Stonington Vineyards is one of the first CT wineries on the CT Wine Trail, located mid-way between New York and Boston. Soak in the beauty, stroll through the vineyards, savor our wines and share the memories! This is Connecticut Wine Country! (This excerpt taken from the Stonington Vineyards website)
Misquamicut has always enjoyed a summer population balanced by Westerly area locals and large influxes of Connecticut residents. One of the state's most popular beaches with over a half mile of beach front, there are also many local attractions for children. This modern pavilion includes many new features including rails, outside showers, and composting toilets. This beach does fill to capacity during sunny summer weekends. (This excerpt taken from the Misquamicut State Beach website)
Located on the south shore of Rhode Island in Misquamicut, overlooking Block Island and the tip of Long Island, Atlantic Beach Park has been a charming landmark in this area dating back to 1921.  It is still owned and operated by the Trefes family. The original name was "Atlantic Beach Casino", meaning a place to enjoy the beautiful surf, where, in days gone past, families and friends would sit in rocking chairs on the boardwalk, enjoying the sun and swimming in the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean.  (This excerpt taken from the Atlantic Beach Park website)
The beach was never this exciting!! Make a splash this summer at our 35 foot high Giant Waterslides and our 50 foot high Super Speed Slides. At the top of our Speed Slides take a moment to enjoy the beautiful view of Block Island!! Enjoy one of the oldest family owned landmarks left in Rhode Island. There is over 1,000 feet of thrills and spills, tunnels and dips that twist and turn into two treated pools of refreshing fun for all! We are located right near the picturesque Misquamicut State Beach. (This excerpt taken from the Water Wizz Of Westerly website)
We offer many types of trips for all types of anglers - from beginner to pro. We customize our trips to suit your group for an action packed experience you'll never forget! (This excerpt taken from the Bonita II Sportsfishing Charters website)
The Watch Hill Lighthouse, located on a peninsula in southwestern Rhode Island, is managed by the Watch Hill Lighthouse Keepers Association under a mandate from the United States Coast Guard. The mission of the association is to preserve and protect this historical landmark. (This excerpt taken from the Watch Hill Lighthouse Keepers website)
The Napatree Point Conservation Area is 86 pristine acres of some of the rarest habitats in Rhode Island. It is owned and managed by the Watch Hill Fire District and the Watch Hill Conservancy. Napatree is a community resource and is open to the public year-round. Napatree Point extends 1.3 miles west into Little Narragansett Bay from Watch Hill, Westerly, RI and has been formally designated a “Globally Important Bird Area” by the National Audubon Society and a Climate Response Demonstration Site by the University of Rhode Island Coastal Institute. It is home to many species of federally and state-listed endangered species, including Piping Plovers, Least Terns, Osprey, and American Oystercatchers. (This excerpt taken from the Napatree Point Conservation Area website)
It is believed that the Watch Hill Carousel was made in 1867 by Andrew Christian and the Charles W.F. Dare Co. of New York City. Legend has it that a traveling carnival brought the carousel to Watch Hill in 1883 and for some unknown reason abandoned it. It is said to be the oldest continuously operating carousel in the United States! This treasure has survived disasters for over 135 years including the 1938 Hurricane’s devastating affects on Watch Hill, Rhode Island. Today, it carries on and thrives as a much loved summer tradition for children and their families. (This excerpt taken from the Watch Hill Merry-Go-Round website)
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