Recommended Reading

Portsmouth, Rhode Island (Images of America)

Paperback – Illustrated, March 1, 1997

From pre-colonial times through World War II, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, has served as a stage for the dramatic evolution of American history.

Rhode Island's Civil War Hospital: Life and Death at Portsmouth Grove, 1862-1865

Paperback – Illustrated, May 4, 2012

Because of its location on the periphery of the action, the hospital has remained a footnote to the dramatic sweep of Civil War literature.

Rhode Island's Founders: From Settlement to Statehood

Hardcover – March 19, 2010

Dr. Patrick T. Conley, Rhode Island’s preeminent historian, journeys with us to early America, where Rhode Island’s founders laid the groundwork for America’s policy of religious freedom.


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