This Week in Block Island History
Robert Downie has written a number of books about Block Island's history. His weekly columns highlight a particular event or figure in the island's rich past.
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By Robert M. Downie - May 18This week in history on May 14, 1679: John Rodman 3rd was born on the island of Barbados in the Caribbean. His father, John Rodman 2nd, was also ...