Jamestown, Rhode Island

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Jamestown, Rhode Island, USA

Attractions in Jamestown, Rhode Island

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Beavertail Lighthouse
    Beavertail Road; P.O. Box 83, Jamestown, RI 02835
    Beavertail State Park
    401-423-3270, Situated at the south end of Jamestown, the Beavertail Lighthouse was the third lighthouse established in America and the first in Rhode Island. It still serves as a... more info  map

  • Fire Department Memorial Building
    50 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, RI 02835
    401-423-0062, Antique fire-fighting equipment on display including 1894 Lafrance Steam Fire Engine  more info  map

  • Jamestown Windmill
    North Road, off Route 138, Jamestown, RI 02835
    401-423-0784, Overlooking the Newport Bridge, this restored historic windmill was originally built in 1787. It is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Revolutionary Earthworks Battery
    Prospect Hill, Jamestown, RI 02835
    18th century earthworks used during the Revolutionary War. It is the second highest point on the island with a spectacular view of the water. Open year-round, dawn to... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Jamestown Museum
    92 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, RI 02835
    401-423-0784, The Jamestown Historical Society's permanent exhibit of Jamestown ferries and annual special exhibits are housed in a 19th century one-room schoolhouse. more info  map

  • Sydney L. Wright Museum
    26 North Road, Jamestown, RI 02835
    Jamestown Philomenian Library
    401-423-7280, Home for archaeological discoveries from Conanicut Island. more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Watson Farm
    455 North Road, Jamestown, RI 02835
    401-423-0005, Two mile walking trail and scenic views of a historic working family farm that produces cattle and sheep for beef, lamb, and wool markets, acres of grass for winter hay... more info  map

  

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