This property was purchased by the East Greenwich Land Trust in 2001 in an effort to preserve a treasured natural and historic resource. The organic farm grows high quality fresh vegetables and small fruits without the use of synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. Throughout the season, the farm is host to several workshops with culinary,...more
Showcases the history of steam engines and wireless technology, including the only surviving George H. Corliss engine running under steam today, and the oldest surviving working wireless station in the world. The Museum is open every Thursday from 9am to 2pm, and by appointment. Admission is $15 for adults; $10 for ages 14 and under (must be...more
Has witnessed Presidents, Generals, and Founding Fathers debating the creation of the United States, strategizing the Revolutionary War, and a lot more. Today, this former manor home of General James Mitchell Varnum (built in 1773) offers informative tours, rare antiques, unique architecture, and a rich history. The Varnum House is open Saturdays...more
formed in 1774 to protect the town of East Greenwich from Tory attack, and were later chartered by the Colonial Assembly as an “elite militia,” taking responsibility for their own training and equipment. They are still called upon today by state, civic, and educational organizations for patriotic, historical, educational, and ceremonial duties. The...more
Contains an extensive military & naval museum, with weapons & artifacts dating from the 16th century to the present. Additionally, the Armory contains an extensive military library, including training manuals and documents, and has been visited by some of the most prominent military historians in the world. The Armory is open the 2nd Saturday of...more
During a recent trip to RI, we enjoyed a wonderful evening and dinner at Siena Cucina Enoteca in East Greenwich. We were a group of 8 with three children and everyone of us enjoyed our choices of the wide variety of wonderful Tuscan dishes. Service was impeccable and it is a beautifully decorated interior that was warm, artsy, and inviting. We...more
This was actually not a very good restaurant, though on a Sunday afternoon it is mobbed. I guess it is because it is right on Greenwich Bay and you can sit a watch the boats coming and going while eating and drinking. I had steamed lobster. I love lobster and don't see how you can go wrong with it. The rest of the meal was just so so. The mud pie...more
Goddard Memorial State Park, 1095 Ives Road, Warwick, Rhode Island 02818
This is a beautiful park with abgolf course, riding stable, beach, and lots of picnic areas. The ride to the park is lovely and if you drive straight out to the end of the road you will see the bay. There is a residential area called Bayridge where people from other parts of RI used to summer.
Take Interstate Rte. 95 South, to Rte. 4 South, to East Greenwich exit, turn right onto Division Street, to Rte. 1 South, follow signs to Goddard Memorial State Park.
About. com lists this as one of RI's best state parks.
"Located along two miles of Greenwich Cove, the park was formally opened to the public in 1930. Today, it attracts thousands of visitors each year as Rhode Island’s most popular Metropolitan Park, while offering bathing, boating, fishing, and a naturalist program. at a newly renovated saltwater beach area. Other activities and facilities available include a nine hole golf course with pro shop, equestrian show area, 18 miles of bridle trails, 155 fireplaces with picnic tables, 200 portable stove areas with picnic tables, 11 game fields, a new performing arts center for weddings, concerts, picnics, and special events."