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South County Museum

South County Museum where Rhode Island’s coastal legacy has been celebrated for nearly 80 years. Here you can explore the rich historical heritage of rural and coastal life. Our beautiful seven-acre campus is set in a 174-acre town park that was the 19th-century estate of Rhode Island’s Civil War-era governor and postwar senator, William Sprague.Inspire wonder and better understanding of agricultural and rural village life in the coastal Rhode Island.

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