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Block Island Docks


Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College


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The dock in the Old Harbor District of Block Island is the arrival port for the ferries that carry visitors and supplies to the Island, which is located just twelve miles off the southern coast of Rhode Island. Block Island saw a surge in development and tourism in the late nineteenth century that continues today.


Jordy, Buildings of Rhode Island (Oxford, 2004) p 605


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Subject Headings

Cities and Towns -- Rhode Island -- Block Island;

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United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Block Island


Block Island, Rhode Island; harbor; docks; resort towns;