Roger Wheeler State Beach

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Coordinates: 41°22′15″N 71°29′48″W / 41.37083°N 71.49667°W / 41.37083; -71.49667
Roger Wheeler State Beach
Rhode Island State Park
Country  United States
State  Rhode Island
County Washington
Town Narragansett
Elevation 13 ft (4 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°22′15″N 71°29′48″W / 41.37083°N 71.49667°W / 41.37083; -71.49667 [1]
Established 1929
Management Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Division of Parks & Recreation
Location in Rhode Island
Website: Roger W. Wheeler State Beach

Roger W. Wheeler State Beach is a state-operated recreation area on Block Island Sound in the town of Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA.[2] It was named for Roger W. Wheeler, the founder of the Rhode Island State Life-Saving System.[3] The area offers picnicking, ocean swimming, and a playground.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Captain Roger W Wheeler State Beach". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Roger W. Wheeler State Beach". State of Rhode Island Division of Parks & Recreation. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Roger W. Wheeler State Beach History". State of Rhode Island Division of Parks & Recreation. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 

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