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smith's dairy, north scituate
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Historic postcard of Smith's Dairy Farm in North Scituate.

The following list includes historic farms that are owned and operated by non-profit organizations, municipalities, and the State of Rhode Island. The list includes historic sites, nature preserves, recreational areas, protected land, parks, and/or working farms. If you would like to suggest another property for the list, please contact Sarah Zurier.

NOTE: Many privately-owned farms are historic and open to the public. See RI-DEM's Directory of RI Farms for more information.


Black Hut Wildlife Management Area
Spring Lake Road, Burrillville
(401) 789-3094

Borders Farm
31 North Rd., Foster
(401) 647-5689

Briggs-Boesch Farm
830 South Rd., East Greenwich
(401) 884-5118

Casey Farm
2325 Boston Neck Road, Saunderstown
(401) 295-1030

Chace Farm
Great Rd., Lincoln
(401) 333-1100

Coggeshall Farm
1 Colt Drive, Bristol
(401) 253-9062

Dame Farm
Brown Avenue, Johnston
(401) 222-2632

Franklin Farm
Abbott Run Valley Rd., Cumberland
(401) 333-3858 

George B. Parker Woodland
1670 Maple Valley Road,Coventry
(401) 295-8283

Glen Farm
East Main Rd., Portsmouth
(401) 683-0888

Lewis-Dickens Farm
Cooneymus Road, Block Island
(401) 949-5454

Little Compton Historical Society
548 West Main Rd., Little Compton
(401) 635-4035

Mount Hope Farm
250 Metacom Ave., Bristol
(401) 254 - 9300

Nathan Mott Turnip Farm
Old Mill Road, Block Island
(401) 466-3111

Nicholas Farm Wildlife Management Area
Nicholas Road, Coventry
(401) 294-4662

Paradise Farm/Norman Bird Sanctuary
583 Third Beach Road., Middletown
(401) 846.2577

Pardon Gray Preserve
Rt. 77 And Lafayette Rd., Tiverton
(401) 625-1300

Phillips Farm
Putnam Pike, Harmony
(401) 647-3631

South County Museum
Strathmore Street, Narragansett
(401) 783-5400

Sprague Farm
Pine Orchard Road, Chepachet
(401) 647-3631

Steere-Comber Wildlife Preserve
Off Whipple Road, Chepachet.
(401) 647-3631

Watson Farm
455 North Road, Jamestown
(401) 423-0005

Weeden Farm
Matunuck Beach Rd., South Kingstown
(401) 789.0962