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Address: Corn Neck Rd, Sandy Point, Cow Cove, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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Description: 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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Very nice piece of history. views are beautiful and next to a great walking path to the Light house.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Durham, Connecticut
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46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great place to start the day. An easy walk to the north lighthouse with spectacular views. Great for photos, stacking stones and just plain relaxing. Nice ride getting there admiring the beautiful homes along the way.

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Medford, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We took mopeds up to this area and it was awesome. There is even a lighthouse you can walk to. It was the perfect spot for pictures with some interesting history of the settlers on Block Island. It was a great place to visit by moped or bike.

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medway
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51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Very nice piece of history. views are beautiful and next to a great walking path to the Light house.

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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107 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Its a great beach for sitting and viewing and also for stacking rocks! Its a beautiful beach. If you are renting bikes or mopeds its a great jaunt for that!

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Niantic, Connecticut, United States
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I love the history of Block Island and it was so nice to finally get to this Settler's Rock - the names are on it and it is from 1661 - 1911! Amazing!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It's not the rock it's the view and beach that make it worth the trip. However, if you love history the rock is worth looking at.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

After driving, biking, mopeding etc. all the way down corn neck rd. most people are relieved to find they have reached the north lighthouse parking lot. There are photographs to be taken, scenery to take in, however if you look closer you will find settlers rock. This rock is a gift from the towns people commemorating 330 years of history.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

It is on the northern tip of the Island. We drove in our moped from downtown. The beach is very rocky and uneven. You can view the ocean or the adjoining lake or walk to the Northern Lighthouse. Nice place to relax.

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Settler's Rock is in the parking area for the lighthouse - it is in a very scenic area and is worth taking the time to read. It would be easy to have a picnic between the lighthouse and the rock - very pretty.

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West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stopped at the rock on the way out to the lighthouse, and except for the presence of the lighthouse, this area likely has changed little since 1661. It is wild and beautiful.

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