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Address: Corn Neck Rd, Sandy Point, Cow Cove, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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Rock engraved with the names of the settlers who immigrated to the region...

Rock engraved with the names of the settlers who immigrated to the region in the 17th century.

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Not worth a side trip persay

This little rock is neat to see as it commemorates the initial settlers that lived on the island. It is easy to get to as it's literally located in the parking lot for the north... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
Boots123
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Boston
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S. Walpole
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

For history buffs this is an important piece of the puzzle but not worth much more effort. As a part of understanding the area and visiting this part of the island it is something you really can't miss.

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Thank mike t
Waterford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This spot is absolutely lovely. Ocean in one direction, pond in the other. Lots of bird, lots of waves, and the North Lighthouse in the distance. This is worth the trip. We got there via moped. It would be a long bike ride from town. There are about 5 parking spots for cars.

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Thank Ann S
Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This little rock is neat to see as it commemorates the initial settlers that lived on the island. It is easy to get to as it's literally located in the parking lot for the north lighthouse, so if you're visiting that, you might as well visit this as well.

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Thank Boots123
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Was a nice visit, great views all around. Made our little stack of rocks like everyone else. I believe you make a wish after you stack it. Did the same in Aruba. Nice beach to walk along, see the light house. Collected a few nice rocks for a keep sake.

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Thank nicholas b
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Beautiful secluded beach area, but very rocky and with lots of seaweed. The views are amazing! About a mile and a half walk to the north lighthouse, which is beautiful!

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Thank gzakak
Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Like much of Block Island, very peaceful, quite scenic. If you can appreciate this history of the spot and the views, I'd say 5 stars, otherwise it's just a trip to another point on the island. Take your time to read the plaques on the rocks and take in the significance and you'll enjoy it much more. Small kids may... More 

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Thank Reviewer6SJ7
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Since two of my ancestors are on the bronze plaque, of course I think this is the best monument on the Island!

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Thank Gary E
Holtsville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

After coming here for the first time we chose to start our day here. We rode bikes over from our place in town. It can be a hilly ride- Going there is not too bad but I work out every day and still felt the burn on the long hill on the way back. (and so did my bad knees!).... More 

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Thank LoriH1151
Watertown, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We drove out to northern tip of Block Island and found settlers rock. Gorgeous views from here! You can also walk to the lighthouse as well. There is parking for a few cars..

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Thank Susan K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

The Rock is a nice touch to BI's past. I also enjoyed being about to see the lighthouse from there. The view of the ocean is beautiful.

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