Rhode Island at The Centennial, 1876

by Rhode Island. Office of Commissioner of Education.

Publisher: [s.n.] in Providence

Written in English
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 87/6093 (L)
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Pagination4 p. ; 25 cm.
Number of Pages25
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LC Control Number87140084

The Dorr Rebellion, a contest over suffrage extension, took place there in And the giant steam engine that powered the Centennial Exposition in (admired by Whitman) was built by the Corliss firm in Providence. During Whitman's lifetime, the city's . Rhode Island, Battle of (Rhode Island: ) Filed under: Rhode Island, Battle of, R.I., Gen. John Sullivan and the battle of Rhode Island: a sketch of the former and a description of the latter / ([Providence: The American-Irish Historical Society, ]), .   Warren was ceded to Rhode Island from Massachusetts in The town was named "Warren" after a British naval hero, Admiral Sir Peter Warren, after a victory at Louisburg in At the time of cession in , Barrington, Rhode Island was unified with Warren, until it . Our thanks to Gregory Cooke, Cortland, New York, for sending in this excerpt from The History of the Centennial Exhibition by Jas. D. McCabe, The book commemorates the six-month long Centennial Exhibition held in Philadelphia that year, the first official World’s Fair in the U.S. “From the gallery one looked down upon a busy scene.

The Age of Steam was steaming along merrily when the famous Centennial Exposition was held at Philadelphia in Consequently, steam engines and machinery powered by steam drew tremendous attention from the crowds. We present pictures from Ingram's book, and some of the wording of his descriptions. In an article on the Perpetual Hay. History of the city of Troy from the expulsion of the Mohegan Indians to the present centennial year of the independence of the United States of America, Arthur James Weise, A. G. Bardin ISBN George H. Corliss, of Providence, Rhode Island had volunteered to manufacture a steam engine that would be capable of powering all of the machinery in the hall. The Corliss Duplex Engine was designed and built at his factory in ten months. The project cost $,, but it was provided to the Centennial at no charge by Mr. Corliss. Sabres and spurs the First Regiment Rhode Island Cavalry in the Civil War, its origin, marches, scouts, skirmishes, raids, battles, sufferings, victories, and appropriate official papers, with the roll of honor and roll of the regiment: illustrated with portraits of cavalry generals and a map of the regiment's war-path.

The Philadelphia Centennial of led to renewed interest in colonial architecture, such as this design for a house in Stoneham, Massachusetts. Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Styles Post-Medieval English, Georgian, and Federal. Faced with a choice between erecting a drinking fountain in Roger Williams Park or founding a school of design—the latter proposed by Helen Adelia Rowe Metcalf (–)—the Rhode Island Women’s Centennial Commission in that year voted to establish the Rhode Island School of Design by allocating to it the modest $1, remaining from. Philadelphia Centennial. The Centennial Celebration in Philadelphia marked the th anniversary of the founding of the United States and Rhode Island was the fifth highest state contributor to the event. Local painters Edward Bannister, Thomas Robinson were juried into the competitive art tent, along with RI women artists – Rosa.

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Engines fitted with Corliss valve gear offered the best thermal efficiency of any type of stationary steam engine until the refinement of the uniflow steam.

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Clark. The United Train of Artillery of Providence, Rhode Island, participated in the date: Page - Straits — while we are looking for them beneath the Arctic Circle, we hear that they have pierced into the opposite region of polar cold — that they are at the antipodes, and engaged under the frozen Serpent of the south.

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The area of the town is square miles or acres. The Simpson vise was developed by Bailey Wringing Machine Co. of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, and shown at the US Centennial Exhibition. By Athol Machine Co.

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9 1/4 x 14 1/8. Wood engraving. Very good condition. The Main Exhibition Hall was the largest structure at the Centennial and the largest building anywhere in the world at the time. The glass and steel frame was over feet long (officially ), and covered more than 20 acres, or six football fields, with well over eleven miles of walkways.

Rhode Island History by an authorized administrator of [email protected] For more information, please contact [email protected] Recommended Citation Beaman, C.C., "An Historical Address delivered in Scituate, Rhode Island, July 4th,at the request of the town authorities" ().Rhode Island History.

Book The Town That Saved a State, Westerly: Written During the Rhode Island Tercentenary in for the Westerly Rhode Island Committee (with a memoir of the author; Westerly, RI: The Utter Co., ), by Mary Agnes Best (page images at HathiTrust) Official program, th anniversary of the founding of Westerly, June, A procession of notables and foreign commissioners followed President Grant and Dom Pedro to the Main Building and then to the Machinery Hall, where American engineer George H.

Corliss, centennial commissioner of Rhode Island, stood waiting at the giant steam-engine power generator he had built. These sets were undoubtedly sold as souvenirs at the Centennial Gaspee Day celebration.

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Green, Samuel A. Groton, MA. (). From the Quintin Publications Collection. This is an E-book offered by our partner.Philadelphia:: Hubbard Bros., Leather. Very Good. 8vo. pp. Light wear to edges, crack in joint, stain to spine, wear to corners. Foxing to end pages.