See biographies by E. Larsen (1953) and W. J. Sparrow (1964).
Roger Williams originally settled at (what is now) the cross of Roger Williams and Wilson Avenues. The settlement was told by the governor of Plymouth that the area was still under the authority of Plymouth Colony. Thus, Roger Williams crossed the Providence River and settled what is now Providence.
Wannamoisett Country Club is located here. This country club and golf course was designed by Donald Ross, is spread out over on Hoyt Road, and hosts the Northeast Amateur Invitational Golf Tournament each year.
Agawam Hunt is also located here, it is much older.