The Resource Jamestown : a history of Narragansett Bay's island town, Rosemary Enright & Sue Maden, with the Jamestown Historical Society, (ebook)

Jamestown : a history of Narragansett Bay's island town, Rosemary Enright & Sue Maden, with the Jamestown Historical Society, (ebook)

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Jamestown : a history of Narragansett Bay's island town
Title
Jamestown
Title remainder
a history of Narragansett Bay's island town
Statement of responsibility
Rosemary Enright & Sue Maden, with the Jamestown Historical Society
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eng
Summary
Jamestown, Rhode Island's history has been formed--both for good and ill--by its geography. The town officially encompasses three islands in Narragansett Bay--Conanicut, Dutch and Gould--plus a number of small islets known as "dumplings." Jamestown was part of the larger world when merchants and travelers used the common roadway of the bay. As the speed of transportation on land increased, that same bay isolated the town. Reliable ferry transport fostered the growth of a low-key resort, and the bridges that followed moved the community from resort to suburb. The changes have left Jamestowners torn. Some look back nostalgically at the ferries and the solitude they allowed, while others look forward to a vibrant village and grand suburban homes. Still, whether one is reviewing Jamestown's past or anticipating its future, the constraints of its geography remain forever unchanged
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1940-
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Enright, Rosemary
Dewey number
973.2/1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Maden, Sue
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Jamestown (R.I.)
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adult
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Jamestown : a history of Narragansett Bay's island town, Rosemary Enright & Sue Maden, with the Jamestown Historical Society, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781614232544
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11507822
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11507822
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MWT11507822
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Jamestown : a history of Narragansett Bay's island town, Rosemary Enright & Sue Maden, with the Jamestown Historical Society, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614232544
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11507822
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11507822
System control number
MWT11507822
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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