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Gypsy Journal RV: Overlooked America — Rhode Island

From the bloggers at Gypsy Journal RV.

Adamsville: A monument to a chicken? The Rhode Island Red Monument here pays homage to the world famous breed of poultry.

Bristol: The Herreshoff Marine Museum honors the sport of sailing. Visitors can view the museum’s collection of 60 original Herreshoff boats, steam engines, marine artifacts and photographs depicting America’s greatest boat designer and builder during the Golden Age of Yachting. The museum also houses the America’s Cup Hall of Fame, honoring the people most important to the 150 year record of competition for the oldest and most distinguished of all international sporting trophies.

Bristol: The living history of Coggeshall Farm Museum depicts life on a 1790’s salt marsh farm. Visitors can see animals similar to those found on a 1790s salt marsh farm. Sheep and chickens roam the grounds, cattle graze in the fields, and huge oxen handle the heavy work. There is an heirloom garden and a variety of outbuildings including a blacksmith shop.

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