Rhode Island Red Monument

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Rhode Island Red
monument in 2008
Rhode Island Red Monument is located in Rhode Island
Rhode Island Red Monument
Location Little Compton, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°33′13″N 71°7′44″W / 41.55361°N 71.12889°W / 41.55361; -71.12889Coordinates: 41°33′13″N 71°7′44″W / 41.55361°N 71.12889°W / 41.55361; -71.12889
Built 1925
Architect Norton, Henry L.
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Local
MPS Outdoor Sculpture of Rhode Island MPS
NRHP Reference #

01000465

[1]
Added to NRHP October 19, 2001

The Rhode Island Red Monument is a historic commemorative sculpture in Little Compton, Rhode Island in the village of Adamsville, Rhode Island commemorating Rhode Island's state bird, the Rhode Island Red.

The Rhode Island Red Club of America, a chicken breeder organization founded in 1898, raised the funds for a monument in Adamsville because the Rhode Island Island Red was first bred near the village in the 1850s. The sculpture was completed in 1925 by Henry L. Norton.[2] In 2001, the sculpture was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ Onorato, Ronald J. (August 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: The Rhode Island Red". National Park Service. Retrieved January 24, 2014. 

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