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RHODE ISLAND - Washington County

Shady Lea Historic District (added 1985 - - #85001644)
Shady Lea and Tower Hill Rds. , North Kingstown
Historic Significance: Person, Event
Historic Person: Rodman,Robert
Significant Year: 1870
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Shannock Historic District (added 1983 - - #83000005)
Main St., N. Shannock and W. Shannock Rds. , Charlestown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling

Shannock Historic District (added 1983 - - #83000005)
Main St., N. Shannock and W. Shannock Rds. , Richmond
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling

Shaw, Dr. Wiliam G., House (added 1999 - - #72001575)
41 Brown St. , Wickford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Sheffield House (added 1976 - - #76000011)
Beach Rd. , Charlestown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Six Principle Baptist Church (added 1978 - - #78000022)
Also known as Stony Lane Baptist Church;Old Baptist Meeting House
85 Old Baptist Rd. , North Kingstown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Slocum, Joseph, House (added 1985 - - #85001648)
Slocum Rd. , North Kingstown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Smith's Castle (added 1972 - - #72000010)
Also known as Cocumscussoc;Smith (Richard) House;Updike House;RI-375
Address Restricted , North Kingstown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Politics/Government, Architecture, Social History
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Sodom Mill Historic and Archeological District (added 1980 - - #80000025)
Address Restricted , Exeter
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Industry
Cultural Affiliation: American,rural industrial
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Underwater, Unoccupied Land

Spink Farm (added 1985 - - #85001650)
1325 Shermantown Rd. , North Kingstown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Spink,Isaac
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Single Dwelling

St. Paul's Church (added 1972 - - #72000009)
76 Main St. , North Kingstown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Tefft,Thomas A.
Architectural Style: Other, Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Stanton, Joseph, House (added 1980 - - #80000026)
Also known as Wilcox Tavern and General Stanton Monument
US 1 , Charlestown
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stanton,Joseph
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Stanton,Joseph
Significant Year: 1739
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private , State
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Restaurant, Single Dwelling

Stuart, Gilbert, Birthplace (added 1966 - - #66000004)
Gilbert Stuart Rd. , Saunderstown
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Stuart,Gilbert
Significant Year: 1761, 1755
Area of Significance: Art
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Theatre-By-the-Sea (added 1980 - - #80004597)
Card Ponds Rd. , South Kingstown
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Performing Arts
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Theater
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Hotel, Theater

Tomaquag Rock Shelters (added 1977 - - #77000011)
Also known as RI-HP-1
Address Restricted , Hopkinton
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Middle Woodland, Late Archaic
Period of Significance: 500-999 BC, 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD, 1500-1999 BC, 1000-500 AD, 1000-1499 BC
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Camp
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Underwater

Tootell House (added 2000 - - #00000552)
Also known as King's Rose
1747 Mooresfield Rd. , South Kingstown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Gunther, John J.G., Gunther, Elizabeth Clark
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel

Towers Historic District (added 1982 - - #82000021)
Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Exchange Pl., Mathewson and Taylor Sts. , Narragansett
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Preston,William Gibbons, McKim,Mead & White
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Coast Guard Facility, Resort
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Towers, The (added 1969 - - #69000001)
Also known as Tower entrance to Narragansett Casino
Ocean Rd. , Narragansett
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: McKim,Mead & White
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Civic, Restaurant
Current Function: Government

US Post Office (added 1971 - - #71000004)
High and Broad Sts. , Westerly
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Taylor,James Knox
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Post Office
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Post Office

US Weather Bureau Station (added 1983 - - #83000006)
Beach Ave. , New Shoreham
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Harding & Upman
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Science, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Government
Historic Sub-function: Government Office, Research Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Upper Rockville Mill (added 2006 - - #06000552)
332 Canonchet Rd. , Hopkinton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, Post Office

Usquepaug Road Historic District (added 1987 - - #87001298)
Usquepaug Rd. , South Kingstown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Alpin,Stephen A.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Wakefield Historic District (added 1996 - - #96000572)
Also known as See Also:Kenyon's Dept. Store
Roughly, Main St. from Belmont Ave. to Columbia St. , South Kingstown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Early Commercial, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Professional, Specialty Store

Washington County Court House (added 1992 - - #92001542)
Also known as South County Center for the Arts
3481 Kingstown Rd. , South Kingstown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Langworthy,Leslie P.
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Law, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, Museum, Theater

Watch Hill Historic District (added 1985 - - #85001948)
Also known as See Also:Flying Horse Carousel;Lighthouses of Rhode Island T
Roughly bounded by Breen, Watch Hill & E. Hill Rds., Block Island Sound, Little Narragansett Bay, & Pawtucket River , Westerly
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Weekapaug Inn (added 2007 - - #06001305)
25 Spray Rock Rd. , Westerly
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel

Westerly Armory (added 1996 - - #96001322)
Railroad Ave., W of downtown Westerly , Westerly
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Walsh,J.C.,Company, Walker,William R.,& Son
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Arms Storage
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Westerly Downtown Historic District (added 1984 - - #84002055)
Also known as See Also:Westerly Post Office;Wilcox Park Historic District
Railroad Ave., High, Canal, Broad, Union, and Main Sts. , Westerly
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Courthouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Courthouse

Westerly Downtown Historic District (Boundary Increase) (added 2007 - - #07001297)
Also known as Nardone Motors
12 Canal St. , Westerly
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Westerly Downtown Historic District (Boundary Increase) (added 1995 - - #95001288)
Also known as Westerly Fire Station;See Also:Westerly Downtown Historic Di
Union St. , Westerly
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Fire Station
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Fire Station

Wickford Historic District (added 1974 - - #74000013)
Also known as See Also:St. Paul's Episcopal Church;Narragansett Church
Roughly bounded by Tower Hill and Post Rds. as far N as Mill Cove and S to Lindley Ave , North Kingstown
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Sawtelle,W.C., Tefft,T.A.
Architectural Style: Federal, Late Victorian, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Community Planning And Development, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Health Care, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Resort, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Water-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Museum, Single Dwelling

Wilcox Park Historic District (added 1973 - - #73000011)
Also known as See Also:US Post Office
Roughly bounded by Broad, Granite, High Sts. and Grove Ave. and running along Elm St. , Westerly
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple, Olmsted,Frederick Law
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling

Willow Dell (added 1996 - - #96001321)
Also known as Weeden Farm
2700 Cmdr. Oliver Hazard Perry Hwy. , South Kingstown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Sport Facility, Storage

Wyoming Village Historic District (added 1974 - - #74000014)
Also known as Wyoming;Brand's Ironworks
Roughly bounded by RI 138, RI 3, Old Nooseneck Hill Rd., Bridge and Prospect Sts. , Richmond
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Federal
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling

Wyoming Village Historic District (added 1974 - - #74000014)
Also known as Wyoming;Brand's Ironworks
Roughly bounded by RI 138, RI 3, Old Nooseneck Hill Rd., Bridge and Prospect Sts. , Hopkinton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Federal
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling

YWCA Site (added 1980 - - #80000027)
Address Restricted , North Kingstown
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Prehistoric, Historic - Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Early Woodland, Late Woodland, American,rural
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1499-1000 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation




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