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“Watch out for the geese” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Prescott Farm

Prescott Farm
2009 West Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842
401-847-6230
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Ranked #6 of 13 Activities in Middletown
Type: Historic Sites, Ranch & Farm
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Owner description: Feel history come alive at this charming country setting featuring an 1812 windmill and other historic buildings. Feed the ducks and geese at the pond. Bring a picnic and enjoy the grounds. Visit the period kitchen and herb gardens created by Master Gardeners from University of RI. Explore the open green space and walking trails. Grounds are open daily dawn to dusk.
Oceanside, New York
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“Watch out for the geese”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

So pretty, however watch out for the geese if you bring food to feed them, they will attack. Other then that it was a charming farm!!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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“Nice little find!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We really liked the history of the farm. While we were there, they were making johnnycakes that everyone could sample plus apple cider, and there was a group playing music that would have been played when the farm was in operation. It was as if we had stepped back in time.

Visited October 2012
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Portsmouth, RI
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“A View of Colonial life”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

On a busy state road but the minute you turn into Prescott Farm you are transported to another era. This was an important Revolutionary War site, a working farm until the 1950s and now a great place to get close to an historic windmill, a little colonial house and lovely grounds and gardens. The children will enjoy feeding the rambling geese too.

I can add a little history about the small house you will see at the front of the property near the road. This house was on property in Portsmouth which my father bought in 1948. The story we were told about this little house included its colonial origins and that the last ferry captain of the Bristol Ferry was born in it in the 19th century. While we never confirmed the story the little house was important enough that my family sold it to the group re-inventing the farm property sometime in the late 20th century. The outside has been painted; I always knew it as an old shingled rundown house that I played in as a child. That is why I always nod my head to it when I drive by it.

Go to Prescott Farm for a respite from modern day tourism, you will not regret doing so!

Visited September 2012
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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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“Hidden treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012 via mobile

This is a little known spot in Middletown. It is a great place to bring children. We recently visited and brought our children to feed the ducks. My son also enjoyed seeing a goose walk by. There is no admission and is a great place to take photos.

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Seekonk, MA
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“Prescott Farm - Loved It”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Beautiful! Love Old Historic Windmills. It was something to show the kids. The grounds are free and open to the public daily dawn to dusk. A must see if you are in the area. See website for history.

Visited September 2011
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