Rhode Island is found parted away from the mainland of the United States of America and it is surrounded by oceans.
Age 67. Statesman and 9 term colonial governor of Rhode Island. Served as chancellor of Rhode Island College (Brown University) 1764-1785.
Age 49. Farmer, shop keeper and statesman. Colonial Governor of Rhode Island. Great-grandfather of Julia Ward Howe author of "The Battle Hymn Of The Republic."
The anchor motif dates back to 1647 and the establishment of the Providence Plantations.
Joined union in 1790, quarter released in 2001
Commissioned Feb. 1907 -- BB-17
44th among all States and Territories
Major jazz festival which has premiered many jazz standards. Founded in 1954 by George Wein, the all outdoor festival is held every August and features some of the world's greatest jazz musicians