Points of Interest Near Visual Edge IT Warwick Rhode Island

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Crescent Park Carousel

Crescent Park Looff Carousel, also known as Crescent Park Carousel or more officially as Crescent Park Looff Carousel and Shelter Building, is a National Historic Landmark in East Providence, Rhode Island. The hand-carved carousel was built in 1895.

Biomes Marine Biology Center

The Biomes Center is New England’s only private marine education facility and the most hands-on aquarium in the region. The center has been providing interactive marine biology programs for schools and families since 1989.

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Rocky Point State Park

Opened for the first time in nearly twenty years in 2014, Rocky Point State Park serves as a memory for many Rhode Islanders of generation’s past. Over the 150+ years of the property’s existence, it has served as a location for nature trails, a ferry pier, an observation tower, hotels, clambakes, restaurants, swimming pool, rides, games, and concerts – but the attraction of 120 acres of land for public use within 10 miles of downtown Providence has been a consistent draw since 1850.

Salter Grove Memorial Park

Over 240 plant species and 132 bird species have been recorded at Salter Grove. Five nature trails at Salter Grove offer the opportunity to see hundreds of bird and plant species, many of which have been labeled. Salter Grove offers several distinct habitats within a 12-acre area bounded by suburban housing development to the north and south, Narragansett parkway to the west, and the brackish water of the Providence River to the east.

Varnum House Museum

It was 1773 when James Mitchell Varnum purchased a large plot of land overlooking Greenwich Bay in East Greenwich, RI, for the sum of $90. Varnum, a gifted 24 year-old lawyer, did not buy the property solely for the view, but also because it sat behind the Kent County Courthouse (now East Greenwich Town Hall) where the most powerful and influential colonial leaders frequently met. As a prominent figure in the Revolutionary War and early-American politics,

The Breakers

Built by Cornelius Vanderbilt II, one of the richest men in America, The Breakers was everything a millionaire of the Gilded Age could want in a summer getaway. A classic Italian palazzo design, the finest American and European craftsmanship, views of the sea, and modern technology combined to make the ideal setting for luxurious living and entertaining.  The Breakers has entertained presidents, royalty and guests from across the world for more than 125 years and today is visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year. It is the flagship of the Newport Mansions and a world-famous iconic image of the City-by-the-Sea.