Two events for (all) the ages!

You could have fond memories of Rocky Point and Crescent Park.  You may want to learn about former Rhode Island amusement parks you never knew existed.  Or you may have been born before all these parks closed, and you want to see what you missed.  Whatever ride you want to take, the Rhode Island Historical… Continue reading Two events for (all) the ages!

Rocky Point State Park in 2017: Some things never change!

Looking back at this year’s events held at Rocky Point State Park, they created a striking similarity to decades earlier when the land hosted an amusement park. Take for instance the Department of Environmental Management’s (DEM) First Day Hike held on January 1st.  Hundreds of people walked through the park, many exploring it for the… Continue reading Rocky Point State Park in 2017: Some things never change!

The day Rocky Point’s Tumble Bug rolled into Supreme Court!

If you are of a certain age, you probably remember riding the Tumble Bug at Rocky Point before it was removed in the late 1970s.  The Tumble Bug (sometimes known as The Bug) dated back to 1927, and was moved to Rocky Point for the 1928 season.  It survived the 1938 hurricane, thanks in part… Continue reading The day Rocky Point’s Tumble Bug rolled into Supreme Court!