SPECIAL PROJECTS

Collaborating to leverage expertise and funding to preserve Rhode Island...

 

Preserve Rhode Island works with local partners to take on special fundraising, advocacy, and research projects to raise the profile of historic preservation in Rhode Island and think strategically to protect our state's unique and historic places.

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 Preserve RI is embarking on a full rehabilitation of the Valentine Whitman Jr. House (ca. 1696) in Lincoln, as part of our Revolving Fund program.

Preserve RI and the Preservation Society of Newport County, have partnered as the Aquidneck Stone Wall Initiative to protect and improve the Island's historic and scenic quality by rebuilding its historic stone walls.

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A collaboration of three nonprofit partners – The Preservation Society of Newport CountyPreserve Rhode Island, and the Aquidneck Land Trust – the Coalition brings together resources to execute projects for the benefit of the island’s communities.

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Preserve RI worked to help setup a building repair model for Revive the Roots to return the formerly vacant Mary Mowry House & grounds to a sustainable long-term use.