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Rhode Island and the Coming of Religious Liberty

Touro Synagogue – Newport Rhode Island – founded by 15 Jewish families arriving in Rhode Island from Barbados in 1658.  It is the oldest synagogue in America. “To hold forth a lively experiment that a most flourishing civil state may … Continue reading

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Sailing Narragansett

remembering Summers in Rhode Island A dim December light breaking dawn of Winter’s night reveals a naked frozen bough hosting a chorus of crows rousing us to morning thick in ice where nothing flows save time alone No match for … Continue reading

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