Updated January 2017

RHODE ISLAND FROM A-Z


Information about Rhode Island for each letter of the alphabet.
Click on highlighted word for more information.

A IS FOR AGRICULTURE, AMISH, ARCHAEOLOGY, & ART

B IS FOR BEACHES, BIRDS, & BRIDGES C IS CAPITAL, COMMUNICATION, COUNTIES D IS FOR DAMS E IS FOR EARTHQUAKES, EDUCATION, & EVENTS F IS FOR FISH, FLAG, FOOD, & FORTS G IS FOR GEOLOGY, GHOST TOWNS, & GLOBAL POSITION H IS FOR HISTORIC & HISTORY I IS FOR INDUSTRIES, INSECTS, & ISLANDS JAZZ & JUDICIAL K IS FOR KARST & KIDS L IS FOR LAKES, LIBRARIES, & LIGHTHOUSES M IS FOR MILITARY, MOUNTAINS, & MUSEUMS N IS FOR NAME & NATIVE AMERICANS O IS FOR OCEAN & OBSERVATORIES Picture of ocean Rhode Island is bordered to the east by the Atlantic OCEAN and celebrates World Oceans Day. Because of its coastal traffic routes and rich maritime heritage, the state has more Shipwrecks than any other state. Find out why the ocean is salty.

Picture of telescope Rhode Island has 3 OBSERVATORIES and 2 planetariums. It also has an astronomy club - Skyscrapers, Inc. a group of amateur astronomers who share a love of the sky. No meteorites have been found in Rhode Island. The state participates in National Astronomy Day. P IS FOR PARKS & PEOPLE

Q IS FOR QUARTER, QUILTING, & QUIZ R IS FOR REGIONS, REPTILES, & RIVERS S IS FOR SEA LIFE & SPORTS T IS FOR TRAILS, & TRANSPORTATION & TREE U IS FOR UNIVERSITIES & USS RHODE ISLAND V IS FOR VEGETATION & VOLCANOES W IS FOR WATERFALLS, WEATHER, & WILDLIFE X IS FOR XMAS Y IS FOR YMCA & YOUTH HOSTEL Z IS FOR ZIP CODES, ZONES, AND ZOOS

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