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Wreck of USS Revenge discovered off of Rhode Island

A team of divers claim they have found the wreckage of the USS Revenge which sank off of Rhode Island in 1811. The ship was commanded by US Navy hero Oliver Hazard Perry, known for defeating the British in the 1813 Battle of Lake Erie and Ontario in the War of

Native American artifacts halt sewer construction in Rhode Island

The discovery of Native American artifacts dating back thousand of years has stalled sewer construction in Rhode Island. Archaeologists retained by the Warwick Sewer Authority have been unearthing a variety of artifacts in test trenches for more than three years and recently issued a report stating that the Mill Cove area

Rhode Island dig yields 10,000 colonial-era artifacts

A dig in Rhode Island on the property of slave-trader Thomas Richardson II has yielded close to 10,000 artifacts, including pig’s jaws, pipe stems, and wig combs. Researchers still hope to find a large distillery they believe Richardson’s slaves used to make rum. The operation –– one of several dozen in