Rabbit Island (Rhode Island)

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Rabbitt Island is a small island in Wickford Harbor, Narragansett Bay, Wickford, Rhode Island. Roger Williams received the island from Chief Canonicus' wife as a gift for a place to raise his goats.[1] Richard Smith, who built Smith's Castle, later owned the island.


External links[edit]

  • Islands of Narragansett Bay
  • Frederic Denlson, Narragansett Sea and Shore, (J.A. & R.A. Reid, Providence, RI., 1879)
  • George L. Seavey, Rhode Island's Coastal Natural Areas.

Coordinates: 41°34′50″N 71°27′14″W / 41.58056°N 71.45389°W / 41.58056; -71.45389