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Wickford, Rhode Island

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Wickford is a small village in the town of North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States, which is named after Wickford in Essex, England. [1]

35 relations: American Revolution, Canonicus, England, Essex, European colonization of the Americas, Frances Irene Burge Griswold, Gilbert Stuart, Gloucester, Great Swamp Fight, Hanged, drawn and quartered, John Updike, Joshua V. Himes, King Philip's War, Loyalist (American Revolution), Narragansett Bay, Narragansett people, National Register of Historic Places listings in Washington County, Rhode Island, New England town, Newport, Rhode Island, North Kingstown, Rhode Island, Old Narragansett Church, Owen Wister, Point Judith, Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island, Rhode Island, Richard Smith (settler), Roger Williams, Sachem, Smith's Castle, The Providence Journal, The Witches of Eastwick, Treason, United States, Wickford, Yachting (magazine).

American Revolution

The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.

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Canonicus

Canonicus (c. 1565 – June 4, 1647) was a Native American chief of the Narragansett people.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Essex

Essex is a county in the East of England.

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European colonization of the Americas

The European colonization of the Americas describes the history of the settlement and establishment of control of the continents of the Americas by most of the naval powers of Europe.

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Frances Irene Burge Griswold

Frances Irene Burge Smith Griswold (pen names, F. Burge Smith, Mrs. S. B. Phelps, Fan-Fan; April 28, 1826 – November 11, 1900) was an American poet and author.

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Gilbert Stuart

Gilbert Charles Stuart (born Stewart; December 3, 1755 – July 9, 1828) was an American painter from Rhode Island who is widely considered one of America's foremost portraitists.

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Gloucester

Gloucester is a city and district in Gloucestershire, England, of which it is the county town.

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Great Swamp Fight

The Great Swamp Fight or the Great Swamp Massacre was a crucial battle fought during King Philip's War between colonial militia of New England and the Narragansett tribe in December 1675.

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Hanged, drawn and quartered

To be hanged, drawn and quartered was from 1352 a statutory penalty in England for men convicted of high treason, although the ritual was first recorded during the reign of King Henry III (1216–1272).

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John Updike

John Hoyer Updike (March 18, 1932 – January 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.

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Joshua V. Himes

Joshua Vaughan Himes (1805–1895) was a Christian leader and publisher.

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King Philip's War

King Philip's War (sometimes called the First Indian War, Metacom's War, Metacomet's War, Pometacomet's Rebellion, or Metacom's Rebellion) was an armed conflict in 1675–78 between American Indian inhabitants of the New England region of North America versus New England colonists and their Indian allies.

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Loyalist (American Revolution)

Loyalists were American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War, often called Tories, Royalists, or King's Men at the time.

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Narragansett Bay

Narragansett Bay is a bay and estuary on the north side of Rhode Island Sound covering 147 mi2 (380 km2), 120.5 mi2 (312 km2) in Rhode Island.

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Narragansett people

The Narragansett tribe are an Algonquian American Indian tribe from Rhode Island.

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National Register of Historic Places listings in Washington County, Rhode Island

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Washington County, Rhode Island.

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New England town

The New England town (generally referred to simply as a town in New England) is the basic unit of local government and local division of state authority in each of the six New England states and without a direct counterpart in most other U.S. states.

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Newport, Rhode Island

Newport is a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States.

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island

North Kingstown is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States, and is part of the Providence metropolitan area.

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Old Narragansett Church

Old Narragansett Church (also known as Old St. Paul's Church and St. Paul's Episcopal Church) is a historic Episcopal church located at 60 Church Lane in Wickford, Rhode Island, believed to be the oldest Episcopal church building in the Northeastern United States.

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Owen Wister

Owen Wister (July 14, 1860 – July 21, 1938) was an American writer and historian, considered the "father" of western fiction.

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Point Judith, Rhode Island

Point Judith is a village and a small cape, on the coast of Narragansett, Rhode Island, on the western side of Narragansett Bay where it opens out onto Rhode Island Sound.

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Providence, Rhode Island

Providence is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States.

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.

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Richard Smith (settler)

Richard Smith (1596–1666) was the first European settler in the Narragansett country (later Washington County, Rhode Island) in the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

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Roger Williams

Roger Williams (c. 21 December 1603 – between 27 January and 15 March 1683) was a Puritan minister, English Reformed theologian, and Reformed Baptist who founded the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

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Sachem

Sachem and Sagamore refer to paramount chiefs among the Algonquians or other Native American tribes of the northeast.

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Smith's Castle

Smith's Castle, built in 1678, is a house museum at 55 Richard Smith Drive, near Wickford, a village in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States.

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The Providence Journal

The Providence Journal, nicknamed the ProJo, is a daily newspaper serving the metropolitan area of Providence, Rhode Island, and is the largest newspaper in Rhode Island.

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The Witches of Eastwick

The Witches of Eastwick is a 1984 novel by American writer John Updike.

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Treason

In law, treason is the crime that covers some of the more extreme acts against one's nation or sovereign.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Wickford

Wickford is a town in the south of the English county of Essex, with a population of more than 33,000.

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Yachting (magazine)

Yachting is a monthly English-language magazine published since 1907.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wickford,_Rhode_Island

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