A Historical Perspective on the PettaquamScutt Rock and Narrow River

Rhode Island is full of several natural endowments. Since the time of the native Indians, residents have enjoyed a highly aesthetic and beautiful scenery brought by natural artifacts like the Pettaquamscutt Rock and the Narrow River. These two have their histories, which make them areas of significance to the region. However, millennials and even some …

5 Interesting Facts About American History

How much do you know about American history? Most Americans believe they know enough about the history of their country. However, they’ll probably tell you that the country has been around since 1776 and 1789 when it was formally founded. Others will narrate to you that Teddy Roosevelt was known to be a proud “Trust …

Weapons that made History: The Gun and Ammo Society Museum

Lovers of military history attest to the fact that since time immemorial there is growth in the Gun and Ammo Society Museum. The main responsibility of the museum is to preserve culture and history, some firearms are outdated and you cannot find them even in the military camps. Just for the sake of knowledge and …

A Brief History of Water Treatment for Well Waters

Water is the most essential thing that we can never do without. But one thing that all of us should know is that there are several sources of water. Many people prefer obtaining water from the river or those that flow through the municipal pipes. There are so many limitations associated with these sources and …

The Invention of Glock Pistol

In 1982 a huge revolution occurred in the world of hand-held firearms. Seemingly from out of the blue came the much celebrated and widely acclaimed Glock 17 pistol. What is more surprising is that the inventor Gaston Glock had never previously invented a firearm of any kind. As usual, the new kid on the block …

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 …