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Phantom Gourmet: The Nordic Lodge In Charlestown, RI

CHARLESTOWN, Rhode Island (CBS) — Prepare yourself for the most epic meal you’ll ever eat–where the menu is filled with prime rib, Alaskan crab, shrimp, oysters and clams, succulent lobster, plus cakes, cannoli, pies, and ice cream. 326 more words

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Charlestown Ablaze

242 years ago on June 17, 1775, Charlestown was set ablaze to drive out three companies of American militia. At the outset of the Battle of Breeds Hill, these militiamen had taken positions on the north side the town. 716 more words

The War Has Begun

Black and White Sunday: Charlestown

A port built around 1791 by Charles Rashleigh to service the then thriving fishing and China Clay trades. Upon completion, Charlestown was a model Georgian “new town”. 172 more words


Battle Of Bunker Hill Remembered With Annual Parade

CHARLESTOWN (CBS) — “Do not fire until you see the whites of their eyes!” — it is a familiar war call many will remember learning in their elementary school days. 127 more words


Polperro and Charlestown – X Marks the Spot

Feeling refreshed after our two days playing and relaxing on Crantock Beach, we spent the next day exploring a couple of Cornish villages, heading first to Polperro, a 13th century fishing village on the south east Cornish coast. 896 more words

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Climbing My Family Tree, Part 18

Immigrants Henry Baldwin, Sr, Ezekiel & Susanna Richardson

Last week we learned about immigrant John Taylor and his wife, Julia A. Dyer (my three times great-grandparents). 1,145 more words

Monument Restaurant & Tavern

By Celina Tennant

I found myself in Charlestown on Sunday helping my friend, Lee, pick up furniture for his apartment. (I did not know that I would be doing any heavy lifting, but I was paid handsomely with a delicious iced coffee after lugging some chairs to the moving van.) We both have an affinity for brunch (Who doesn’t?) and I left it up to him to choose a restaurant since we were in his neck of the woods. 455 more words