Little Compton Common Historic District

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Little Compton Common Historic District
Little Compton Common Rhode Island.jpg
Common in 2008
Little Compton Common Historic District is located in Rhode Island
Little Compton Common Historic District
Little Compton Common Historic District is located in the United States
Little Compton Common Historic District
LocationLittle Compton, Rhode Island
ArchitectUnknown
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Late Victorian
NRHP reference #74000041 [1]
Added to NRHPMay 3, 1974

The Little Compton Common Historic District (or Little Compton Commons) is a historic district in Little Compton, Rhode Island.

The area features a various Greek Revival and Victorian buildings, a Congregational church and a town common, one of only two remaining in Rhode Island. The common contains a large colonial cemetery with many graves, including those of American Revolutionary War veterans and other notable individuals.[2] The area was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

Notable people buried in the Cemetery[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
  2. ^ a b c Rhode Island: a guide to the smallest state By Federal Writers' Project. Rhode Island: Houghton Mifflin company. 1937. p. 423.

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Media related to Little Compton Commons at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 41°30′34″N 71°10′19″W / 41.50949°N 71.17194°W / 41.50949; -71.17194