rhode island history

Commemorating a Cataclysm

Commemorating a Cataclysm

On a Saturday morning in 1815, 11-foot-plus storm surges blasted the coast of Rhode Island, driven by what experts believe was a Category 4 hurricane originating in the West Indies and making landfall in New England.

Two hundred years later, join us for two events in September presented in partnership with Historic New England!