Chester Smolski


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Poppasquash Point in Bristol, RI is home to the English-inspired, Tudor-revival, country estate Point Pleasant and Point Pleasant Farm. The estate is of particular significance to the history of Bristol because the families of Brown, Herreshoff and Rockwell spent time there. The Herreshoff family owned much of the land on Poppasquash Point. John Brown Herreshoff was a Bristol boat builder who began a business partnership with his brother Nathanael Greene Herreshoff in 1878.


Bibliography: "Poppasquash Point, Bristol Rhode Island." NY Times. NY Times, 2015, Accessed 22 Dec 2015. "The Herreshoff Family Legacy." Herreshoff Marine Museum, Herreshoff Marine Museum, 2015, Accessed 22 Dec 2015. Simpson, Richard V. "Historic Bristol: Tales from an Old Rhode Island Seaport." London: The History Press, 2008. "Rockwell School: History of Rockwell." Bristol Warren Regional School District, Bristol Warren Regional School District, 2015, Accessed 22 Dec 2015.


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Narragansett Bay (RI); Aerial views -- Poppasquash Point (Bristol, RI); Waterfronts -- Rhode Island; Peninsulas -- Bristol -- Rhode Island; Architecture, Modern -- 18th Century

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United States

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Rhode Island

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485 Poppasquash Rd


Bristol, inn, Bristol Harbor, estate, aerial, waterfront, farmland