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Extravagant Barnaby’s Castle and Murder Most Foul
2 months ago

Extravagant Barnaby’s Castle and Murder Most Foul

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 …
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Traveling in the Past – Hitching Horses to History in Wickford Village
7 months ago

Traveling in the Past – Hitching Horses to History in Wickford Village

A new twist on an old idea has arrived in the small seaport village of Wickford, Rhode Island. Amid the frenzy of fast-paced, always-connected life, visitors to this quaint tourist …
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About That Lake in Westerly’s Wilcox Park
3 years ago

About That Lake in Westerly’s Wilcox Park

The fountain in Westerly’s Wilcox Park Lake (more often called the Pond) started sending streams of water twenty feet into the air on Thursday, September 8, 1908. Remarkably for the …
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