History Of Water Heaters

Water heating is the process of raising the temperature of cold water through a thermodynamic process using a hot source such as hot coal, fireplaces, gas cookers or electricity in this case. Hot water can be used for domestic and industrial uses alike. Usually, hot water is used for cooking, cleaning dishes, washing clothes, bathing, …

Colonel Washington’s Wakefield Ride, February, 1756

  What a boost for Rhode Island tourism if we had another “Washington Slept Here” site.  Maybe we do.        There’s no document, but there are many who believe that Colonel George Washington, with his Captains Mercer and Stewart and servants John Alton and William Bishop slept on Sugar Loaf Hill, outside Wakefield, at a hostelry later known …