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Where the Land Meets the Sea: Hurricane Sandy and Its Impact on Rhode Island’s Archaeological Record

The Towers 35 Ocean Road, Narragansett, RI, United States

Hurricanes and Nor’easters have routinely battered the Rhode Island south coast impacting the lives of many of its residents and resulting in millions of dollars in property damage. In addition to significant property damage, storm surge and wind-driven waves from Hurricane Sandy in October 2012 eroded considerable sections of the state’s south shore damaging many […]


Shipwreck! Finding the Revenge and Other Naval Disasters

The Towers 35 Ocean Road, Narragansett, RI, United States

Some 3,000 shipwrecks have been documented off Rhode Island's coastline. Local divers Charles C. Buffum, Jr. and Craig Harger will be discussing the wreck of Oliver Hazard Perry's 1811 naval schooner the U.S.S. Revenge, which they discovered, as well as other notable local shipwrecks. A pop up exhibit examining the history of Narragansett's Life Saving […]