Varnum House Museum, East Greenwich

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Military Museum · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Built in 1773 by James Mitchell Varnum, a lawyer who entered the Revolutionary War and became one of General George Washington's Continental Army Brigadier Generals. Varnum was later Major General of the Rhode Island Militia. The museum is furnished with period furniture and features many historic artifacts. The grounds are available to rent for events.
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  • This is a great place to take your class on a field trip. The tour guides dress in period garb and answer questions as well as a guided tour. Very famous people are associated with its history.  more »
  • Well preserved peek at life in rural Rhode Island around the time of the Revolutionary War. Maintained by volunteers, and good for kids & adults alike.  more »
  • An amazing hidden gem in RI!
  • A very cool museum located in East Greenwich. Worth the trip, but it is only open June, July and August on Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm.

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