Welcome to Quahog.org, the definitive Rhode Island road trip

This site is a guide to the Ocean State’s history, culture, and quirks. Here you will find articles on much of what makes Rhode Island Rhode Island. Continued…

*Related: Quahog.org in the newsStaffSubmissions

Events Calendar

RSS iCal Huh?

September 30

*Food Truck Fridays, Providence

September 30-October 1

*Haunted Tunnel at Slater Park, Pawtucket

September 30-October 2

*Block Island Birding Weekend, Block Island

October 1

*Ultimate Lighthouse Tour, Providence

*Block Island Archaeology Day, Block Island

*History and Herb Hike, Saunderstown, North Kingstown

*6th Annual Watchemoket Square Day, East Providence

*52nd Annual Yankee Steam-Up, East Greenwich

*4th Annual Harvest Dinner, Warwick

*Discover Boundaries and Blacksmithing in Johnston, Providence

*More events

September 29th in Rhode Island history*

1780

*General Nathanael Greene is appointed President of the Board to try Major John André, Benedict Arnold's confederate.

1890

*Celebration of the Cotton Centenary (the one hundred-year anniversary of the establishment of Slater Mill) begins in Pawtucket.

1948

*41,711 Democratic electors cast votes in the state's first primary.

1970

*Governor Licht calls the General Assembly into a special one-day session to enact a bill providing extra weeks of benefits to unemployed Rhode Island workers who have exhausted regular jobless compensation.

© 1999–2016 Quahog.org (with the exception of elements provided by contributors, as noted).