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Address: Corn Neck Rd, Sandy Point, Cow Cove, Block Island, RI
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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Nice quiet beach and lake combo!!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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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 74 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

went here on one of our hiking expeditions- Took pictures of the rock with the writings on it worth a look but really most enjoyed watching the water more

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Silver City, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

You will find this located on the north end of the island, and it can be quite windy with blowing sand at times.

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Historic Landmark that's worth the moped trip to the North End. There's a small parking area to park mopeds and cars so that it's easy to get out and walk to enjoy the surrounding area. A little further down from the rock is the Lighthouse as well. Picturesque area

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Dover, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Settlers’ Rock is located at Cow Cove on Corn Neck Road about a mile before the Block Island North Lighthouse. The best ways to get there are by bicycle, moped, or taxi as it’s near the north end of the island. It’s in a picturesque setting with the ocean in the background. It is to Block Island what Plymouth Rock... More 

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Daytona Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Site of the original settlers landing, park here and walk north to the sandspit that forms the north end of the island. You'll pass the north lighthouse, and see the convergence of the waters of Block Island Sound and the open Atlantic Ocean. There are lots of gulls filling the air with their calls, and the pebbly beach is great... More 

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Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

Like most attractions on Block Island this area at the North Light is just teaming with Natural beauty. Settlers Rock marks the spot where the original purchasers and settlers came ashore in 1661. The cove is called Cow Cove. Across from Cow Cove is beautiful Sachem Pond, and if you follow the coastline North just a bit, you will be... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

It'd be a bit of a bike ride, and was a decent moped ride (10 minutes) out to the very North End of the island where the Settler's Rock is, but make the trip b/c its worth it. The rock is cool to look at, but the beach / nature preserve there is also beautiful, and if you walk the... More 

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Address: Corn Neck Rd, Sandy Point, Cow Cove, Block Island, RI
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island

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