One of the original thirteen U.S. colonies, founded in the 1600s by those fleeing religious persecution in neighboring Massachusetts. The smallest state in the Union, Rhode Island is home to the important port cities of Providence and Newport. The latter ranks with Palm Beach and New York as a gathering place for upper-class U.S. society.
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50 States and Capitals
Rhode Island page from 50states.com, general resource on state symbols, flags, maps, constitutions, representatives, songs, birds, flowers, trees.
American Indian Place Names In Rhode Island
Database of Rhode Island place names with their original Native American meanings.
The Rhode Island Quarter
The third quarter of the 2001 series from the United States Mint. Honors the Ocean State with the design showcasing sailing.
Rhode Island Symbols and Emblems
Complete list and information of state symbols and emblems, including the state flag and the state seal.
Official web site of the State of Rhode Island. Includes information about history, government, business and employment, education, health, and recreation.
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