Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski

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Date

1-1-1979

Description

Quonset Point is a small peninsula in Narragansett Bay in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It is contained entirely within the town of North Kingstown. Quonset Point was the location of Naval Air Station Quonset Point, a large United States Navy base. The peninsula is now used for industrial purposes and is partially abandoned. A major industrial tenant is a hull-fabrication and outfitting facility for Electric Boat Corporation.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quonset_Point

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Building Style

Marine

Themes

Abandoned property

Subject Headings

Highway relocation -- Rhode Island -- East Greenwich; Aerial photography in land use -- Rhode Island -- East Greenwich

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

Keywords

aerial, Quonset Point, highway relocation

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