Rhode Island is a proper noun. Rhode Island is (1) a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state, (2) one of the British colonies that formed the United States.
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Rhode Island is the smallest state in the USA, bordered by Connecticut, Massachusetts, and the Atlantic Ocean. Visit this site to learn more about Rhode Island and find printable maps of the state.
Rhode Island's state capital is Providence. Learn about the Rhode Island state government operations and services. Browse the Rhode Island travel and tourism information, and read about living and working in the Ocean State.
Learn about rural, suburban, and urban real estate markets in Rhode Island. Real estate agents, buyers, and sellers will appreciate the Rhode Island real estate resources on this page.
URI, located in Kingston, is the largest of the four Rhode Island universities. It was chartered in 1888 as the state's agricultural school. The school has about 15,000 students, graduate and undergraduate. URI has more than 80 majors in the Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, and more. Graduate programs are offered in nursing, pharmacy, and the Graduate School of Oceanography.
This National Park directory page lists National Parks, Historic Landmarks, and Natural Landmarks in the State of Rhode Island. An interactive Rhode Island map, plus photos and highlights, are included thereon.
Founded in 1764 as The College of Rhode Island, it moved to Providence in 1804. It was the first college to admit students of all religious persuasions. Brown is a highly selective, small, private University with approximately 5700 undergraduates, 1600 graduate students, and 357 medical students. There are 658 full-time faculty.
Massachusetts is the 45th largest state in the USA, bordered by New Hampshire, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the Atlantic Ocean. Several maps of Massachusetts are included on the website.
Located in Newport, Rhode Island, this museum presents artworks from the Golden Age of American Illustration. Illustrators and artists such as Howard Pyle, Charles Dana Gibson, Norman Rockwell, and Maxfield Parrish are represented in the gallery.
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