2-HS-7259 – Jim

QSL- Received280

Castle Hill Lighthouse and East passage of Narragansett Bay in Newport.

QSL- Received352

The Rhode Island State House is the capitol of the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It is located on the border of the Downtown and Smith Hill sections of the state capital city of  Providence. The State House is a neoclassical building that houses the Rhode Island General Assembly and the offices of the governor of Rhode Island as well as the lieutenant governor, secretary of state, and General Treasurer of Rhode Island. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Rhode Island, New England.

Rhode Island

The flag of Rhode Island was officially adopted in 1897.  The flag contains a white filed with a golden anchor in the center and a blue ribbon with the word “hope” which is the state motto.  Encircling the anchor there are thirteen stars symbolizing the thirteen colonies and also Rhode Island as the thirteenth state to ratify the constitution.  The anchor and the word below it are believed to have been inspired by the Hebrews biblical phrase “hope we have as an anchor of the soul”.

Rhode Island

The nickname for Rhode Island is The Ocean State.

Thanx - Red


Back to QSL


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s