17th Century Rhode Island Structures

These surviving structures were all built in Rhode Island in the 1600s. Almost all buildings in Rhode Island built prior to 1676 were burned during King Phillips War in the 1670s.

  • White Horse Tavern, Newport, 1673.
  • Friends Meeting House, Newport, 1699
  • Smith's Castle, Wickford, 1678
  • Smith-Appleby House, Smithfield, 1696
  • Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, Newport 1697
  • Daggett House, Pawtucket, 1685
  • Joseph Reynolds House, Bristol, 1698
  • William Congdon House, South Kingstown, 1696
  • Congdon-Watson House, South Kingstown, 1690-1700
  • Palmer-Northrup House, North Kingstown, 1680s
  • Gorton-Greene House, Warwick, 1685
  • Capt. John Mawdsley House, Newport, 1680
Stone Enders (This is unique Rhode Island style of architecture where one end of the house was made up of a large stone chimney. In contrast to the rest of New England, Rhode Island had an abundance of lime for making mortar)

  • Eleazer Arnold House, Lincoln, 1693
  • Valentine Whitman House, Lincoln, 1694
  • Clemence-Irons House, Johnston, 1691
  • John Tripp House, Providence/Newport, 1720
  • Thomas Fenner House, Cranston, 1677

Please leave a post if you know of other 17th century Rhode Island buildings.

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