Category Archives: Historical Natural Disasters

In this category, you will find various historical photos and articles about Acts of Nature that have affected Rhode Island throughout history.

Firestone and Washington

(photographs, island park, common fence point, easton’s beach, firestone fire of fall river, washington’s birthday celebration)

Hurricane 1954

(photographs, buildings,houses, people, hurricanes, trucks, children, hurrricane carol, 1954)

Hurricane 1938

(photographs, buildings, houses, people, postcards, 1938)

Gould Island Meteor Hoax

(photographs of Newspaper Article Meteor Dives into Sakonnet River, Town Into Factions, documents)

Climate and Weather

(photographs, cold weather,snow, hurricane, big freeze, people)