Historic Wickford Village

Wickford Village is a special place to visit. It’s one of the oldest preserved colonial villages in the country. Stroll our streets and discover historic homes and public buildings. Sit next to the beautiful harbor on Narragansett Bay and learn about its rich maritime past. From the architecture to its legacy of entrepreneurs and influential women, Wickford Village is worth exploring.

Old Narragansett Church

Old Narragansett Church, also known as Old St. Paul’s Church and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is located at 60 Church Lane in Wickford, Rhode Island and is believed to be the oldest Episcopal church building in the Northeastern United States.

St. Paul's Church

The history of St. Paul’s Church in Wickford goes back to the early days of Colonial Rhode Island. The St. Paul’s congregation was formed in 1706 by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG), the missionary arm of the Anglican Church based in London.

Gilbert Stuart Birthplace & Museum

Take a step back in time when you visit the 1750 home and snuff mill of the Stuart family and learn about the life of one of America‘s best-known portraitists. This authentically restored eighteenth century, gambrel-roofed workingman’s home is furnished with period antiques. It is a showplace for reproductions of Stuart’s works.

Smith's Castle

Along the western shore of the Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island is an area known as Cocumscussoc, which is part of the ancestral homeland of the Narragansett People. Cocumscussoc was also the location of trading posts established by Roger Williams and Richard Smith in the late 1630s.