rhode island state archives

Ximena Conde

In an unassuming building about a mile from the Rhode Island Statehouse, there’s a treasure trove of history at the State Archives. Located in downtown Providence, the vast archives house documents dating back centuries.


Exhibit Explores Rhode Island In 1776

Jul 5, 2016
Rhode Island State Archives

Independence Day is over, but there’s much more to learn about Rhode Island’s role in the American Revolution. The State Archives has new exhibit opening this week about Rhode Island in the year 1776.