This marker placed by the Block Island Historical Society in 1942 commemorates the spot where Trustrum Dodge lived. Dodge was one of the original settlers of Block Island.
Inscribed on the marker are notable dates in Block Island’s history:
1614 Capt. Adriaen Block landed and named this island Adriaen Block’s Eylant
1636 Capt. John Oldham killed by Indians
Col. John Endicott and ninety soldiers landed to punish indians. Start of Pequot Indian War.
1689 French fleet landed and plundered the island.
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Architecture -- Monuments -- Rhode Island -- Block Island; Architecture -- Monuments -- Trustrum Dodge;
United States of America
Smolski, Chet, "Trustrum Dodge Memorial - Block Island" (2011). Smolski Images. 319.
Trustrum Dodge memorial; settlers; Block Island, Rhode Island; public sculpture;