Rhode Island Tourism

There are a number of Rhode Island Tourism attractions related to the Revolutionary War that you can visit today.

A Rhode Island vacation might take you to General Nathanael Greene's home, the home of George Washington's most trusted general, the site of the Battle of Rhode Island, the Old State House in Providence, where Rhode Island's copy of the Declaration of Independence was signed or to the home of Stephen Hopkins, ten time governor of Rhode Island and a Rhode Island signer of the Declaration of Independence.

General Nathanael Greene home Coventry, Rhode Island

Share your Rhode Island Vacation

If you have visited a Rhode Island tourism site from the Revolutionary War, we would like to give you the opportunity to share your experiences and your pictures here. Here are some of the Rhode Island travel sites we would like to hear about from you...

  • Home of General Nathanael Greene - Coventry, General Washington's greatest general
  • Prescott Farm - Middletown, site of British General Richard Prescott's Rhode Island rural headquarters
  • Battle of Rhode Island site, Portsmouth
  • Green End Fort, part of Britain's defense of Newport
  • Gilbert Stuart birthplace - Saunderstown, Stuart was one of the principal portrait artists of the Founding Fathers
  • Stephen Hopkins' house - Providence, Hopkins' was a ten time governor of Rhode Island and a signer of the Declaration of Independence
  • Fort Barton, staging area for the Americans' attempt to retake Aquidneck Island where Newport is located
  • Hunter House - Newport, French admiral Charles Louis d’Arsac de Ternay used this 1748 home as his Revolutionary War headquarters
  • Memorial to the First Rhode Island Regiment - Portsmouth, a regiment of mostly black soldiers that took part in the Battle of Rhode Island
  • Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House - Newport, site of the Stamp Act Riot of 1765, an event leading to the American Revolution
  • General James Mitchell Varnum House - East Greenwich, Varnum was one of George Washington's generals
  • Old State House - Providence, Home to the Rhode Island General Assembly during the Revolutionary War period, Rhode Island's copy of the Declaration of Independence was signed here on May 4, 1776, two months before the other colonies
  • any other Rhode Island tourism attractions related to the Revolutionary War.
Stephen Hopkins House Providence, Rhode Island

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Did you see or learn something interesting about any Rhode Island tourism attractions related to the Revolutionary War? Why not share your trip with the world? It's free and easy to do. There is no registration required and there is no other obligation on your part.

Write about the setting and historical importance of the site you visited. We will add the best submissions to the Revolutionary War and Beyond Hall of Fame, so make yours interesting, historical and fun! Be sure to add your favorite picture, too!

Have a great memory from a Revolutionary War site in Rhode Island?

Did you see or learn something interesting about any Rhode Island tourism attractions related to the Revolutionary War? Why not share your trip with the world? It's free and easy to do. There is no registration required and there is no other obligation on your part.

Write about the setting and historical importance of the site you visited. We will add the best submissions to the Revolutionary War and Beyond Hall of Fame, so make yours interesting, historical and fun! Be sure to add your favorite picture, too!

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Job Joy Homestead, Cranston, Rhode Island
Built sometime around 1774, the Job Joy family watched from their farm as the Allied French Forces of General Comte Rochambeau made the march from Providence …

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