Historic Walking Tours of Narragansett Pier

Further Reading

A select list of publications, most found online or at local libraries, relating to the history
of Narragansett Pier.

At local libraries

History of Washington and Kent Counties

By J. R. Cole
W. W. Peeston & Co., Press of J. Henry Probst
New York, 1889


Industries and Wealth of the Principal Points in Rhode Island

A.F. Parsons Publishing Company
New York, 1892


Kate Chase for the Defense

By Alice Sokoloff
The Cornwall Press
Cornwall, N.Y. 1971


Lost South Kingstown

By Kathleen Bossy, Mary Keane and 18 contributing authors
The Pettaquamscutt Historical Society
Kingston, R.I. 2004


Narragansett By-the-Sea

By Sallie Latimer
Arcadia Publishing
Charleston (SC), Chicago, Portsmouth (NH), and San Francisco, 1999


Narragansett in Vintage Postcards

By Sallie W. Latimer
Arcadia Publishing
Charleston (SC), Chicago, Portsmouth (NH), and San Francisco, 1999


Rhode Island: A Brief History

By Earl C. Tanner,
R.I. State Board of Education, in cooperation with
R.I. Development Council and R.I. Historical Society, 1955


The Rhode Island Coast

Photography by Jim McElholm
Pilot Press Publishers, Newton, Mass., and
Twin Lights Publishers, Rockport, Mass., 2000


A Short Haul to the Bay: The Narragansett Pier Rail Road

By James N. H. Henwood
The Stephen Greene Press
Brattleboro, Vt., 1969


A Sketch of Narragansett Pier, Its Past, Present, and Future

By the Narragansett Times
Wakefield, R.I., 1888


Simply South County

By Marie Younkin-Waldman
Gentility Press, Narragansett, 2003


South Shore, Rhode Island

By Betty J. Cotter
Arcadia Publishing
Charleston (SC), Chicago, Portsmouth (NH), and San Francisco, 1999


Souvenirs of Narragansett Pier, 1884 to 1922

Hotel Men's Association of Narragansett Pier


Summer by the Seaside, The Architecture of New England Coastal Resort Hotels, 1820-1950

By Bryant F. Tolles Jr.
University Press of New England
Lebanon, N.H. 2008


William Sprague, 50 Vignettes

By Richard Vangermeersch

South County Museum, 2013


At local libraries and on-line:

Architectural and Historical Resources of Narragansett (1991)

Rhode Island Historic Preservation Commission
http://www.preservation.ri.gov/pdfs_zips_downloads/survey_pdfs/narragansett.pdf


Architectural and Historical Resources of Narragansett Pier (1978)

Rhode Island Historic Preservation Commission
http://www.preservation.ri.gov/pdfs_zips_downloads/survey_pdfs/narragansett_pier.pdf


On-line only:

Narragansett Historical Society
www.narragansetthistoricalsociety.com/


Narragansett Official Town Site
www.narragansettri.gov/index.aspx?NID=372


Wikipedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Towers_(Narragansett,_Rhode_Island)


From RI Sea Grant:

Public Access to the Rhode Island Coast

RI Sea Grant Communications Office, Rhode Island University Bay Campus,
Rhode Island 02882-1197. Order P1696

A Guide to Rhode Island's Natural Places

RI Sea Grant, University of Rhode Island Bay Campus, Narragansett, RI 02882-1197.

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