By Robert A. Geake,Patrick T. Conley

The windfall River starts off its trip from the confluence of the Moshassuck and Woonasquatucket Rivers, within the capital urban from which the river takes its identify. a brief distance downstream, the Seekonk River joins with the windfall as they circulate on towards the mouth of Narragansett Bay. The heritage of the sea country was once made at the banks of this old river. It used to be right here that Roger Williams confirmed the 1st payment devoted to non secular liberty, Rochambeau's military made its first encampment at the street to Yorktown and the Walsh-Kaiser Shipyard equipped global warfare II vessels for the Allied maritime attempt. alongside its waters glided boats and ships engaged within the slave exchange, the raid at the "Gaspee" and all demeanour of coastal trade. Historian Robert A. Geake has paddled the river's size to discover the mysteries coursing within.

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