Pawtuxet River has been mentioned more than a dozen times throughout the RSS channels we monitor. This location appears to be especially popular on the channel 'Online Review of Rhode Island History' where it has less than a dozen mentions. As seen in the chart below, Pawtuxet River had the highest popularity figure in November, 2016.

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“I’m a Good Old Rebel:” Ocean State Confederates

[...] Island Volunteers found himself facing James R. Sheldon of Georgia, a former resident of Pawtuxet, whom Rhodes called “my old schoolmate and neighbor.” Private Henry Augustus Middleton [...]

Walter Massie, a Remarkable Wireless Radio Pioneer

[...] Yacht Club, where he also served as commodore for a number of years. From his office-workshop in Pawtuxet (overlooking the yacht club), he continued to build and lease powerful wireless systems to [...]

Filibuster, Fisticuffs and a Bomb: The Battle for the 1924 Rhode Island Senate

[...] in 1922 following the violent suppression of textile mill strikers in both the Blackstone and Pawtuxet river valleys, it now expressed its displeasure with Democrats following the state house antics [...]

Early Accounts of Kent County by Travelers Near and from Afar

[...] to New York. Her account of making her way through Kent County begins with her crossing the Pawtuxet River: having crossed Providence Ferry, we come to a River wch they Generally Ride thro’. But I [...]

Unfortunate Ends: Gleanings from the Death Notices of Early Rhode Island Newspapers

[...] , the body was found near Sabin’s Point and interred. February 25, 1775: Barton, Andrew, of Pawtuxet, his child fell into a kettle of boiling water, died three days after. February 25, 1778: [...]

Supplying Water to Providence: Cranston’s “Slow Sand” Filtration Plant, Circa 1905

[...] House, looking south By 1900, however, the growing number of industrial uses along the Pawtuxet River and consequent population expansion began to have an adverse effect on water quality. An [...]

The Birth of American Industry: Why Pawtucket?

[...] south in 1670, with his wife and young sons in tow, he set out to build a forge on the Pawtuxet River with the permission of the King. Jenks landed instead at Pawtucket (Algonquin word for great [...]

From Saints to Bootleggers: The Struggle for Temperance and Prohibition in Kent County, 1805-1937 Part I: The Struggle f...

[...] he uttered awakened much opposition among “the lesser sort,” some of whom in the villages of Pawtuxet and East Greenwich threatened him with personal violence. At one time, while he was preaching, [...]

A Tradition of Gratitude

[...] A Tradition of Gratitude As a result of the teachings of Squanto, a member of the Pawtuxet tribe who taught the pilgrims how to cultivate corn, extract sap from maple trees, catch fish in [...]

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