Rhode Island Red Monument
Rhode Island Red
monument in 2008
|Location||Little Compton, Rhode Island|
|Architect||Henry L. Norton|
|MPS||Outdoor Sculpture of Rhode Island MPS|
|NRHP reference #||01000465 |
|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 the Rhode Island Red, Rhode Island's state bird. The Rhode Island Red Club of America is a chicken-breeder organization founded in 1898 which raised the funds for the monument. They placed it in Adamsville because the Rhode Island Red was first bred near the village in the 1850s. The sculpture was completed in 1925 by Henry L. Norton. In 2001, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
- Onorato, Ronald J. (August 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: The Rhode Island Red" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved January 24, 2014.
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