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Explore North Kingstown's History

Historic Wickford Village Walking Tour

Visit the website of the Historic Wickford Village Walking Tour and learn the history of the village as you walk through it.  Historic Wickford is one of the oldest preserved colonial villages in America.

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Casey Farm - North Kingstown

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Casey Farm

A working farm since 1702, Casey Farm stretches over 300 acres on the western edge of Narragansett Bay.  The farm was owned by generations of the Casey family from 1702 to 1955.  Today the farm produces organic produce for local farmers’ markets and Community Supported Agriculture programs.

Explore over 10 miles of dry-laid stone wall and the grounds at Casey Farm.

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Smith's Castle

Smith’s Castle is America’s oldest surviving plantation house.  Originally a trading post built on land that Roger Williams purchased from the Narragansett Indian tribe after his arrival in 1637 the property was purchased by Richard Smith in 1651 and built a grand fortified house that become known as Smith Castle.

Surrounded by nature the property has walking trails, gardens, and a gift shop to enjoy.

 

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Smiths Castle - North Kingstown

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Gilbert Stewart Museum

A visit to the Gilbert Stuart Museum is a visit to the past.  The birthplace of George Washington’s foremost portraitist, the 1750 home is located on 23 acres of farm with nature trails, a colonial herb garden, millpond and fish ladder.  The museum has authentically restored the Stuart snuff mill and a working gristmill.

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