Gloria De Paolo is a freelance writer on food, travel and history. As a history buff, she has written two articles for smallstatebighistory.com, and has been a board member of the East Greenwich Historic Preservation Society for many years. Visit her blog at ProvenderTales.wordpress.com
To our contemporary eyes the Victorian mansion at 299 Broadway in Providence is an ostentatious mash-up of architectural styles—a little bit of Gothic, a little Romanesque, with a four-story octagonal … Read More
The Online Review of Rhode Island History has been formed to promote the state's wonderful history. We intend to offer a variety of articles intended for a popular audience, but with an eye for accuracy over legend. We hope to make the state’s history interesting and fun, and eventually create an impressive archive of articles for both readers and researchers. We want to publish articles on narrative history, but also want to cover newly-published books on Rhode Island history, as well as Rhode Island history sites, artifacts, architecture, and historic preservation.