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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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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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57 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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New York City, New York
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed July 6, 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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271 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 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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Thank Shopaholic_x0
Denver, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

We rode bikes from the port all the way up here. Upon recovering with a Del's lemonade and a Gatorade, we were able to enjoy the view. It might have been the 90 degree temperatures but the trip seemed quite long; I would recommend a scooter or car/bus instead. The view is quite nice and you have the option to... More 

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Thank Andy B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Many just visit and enjoy places like this without a thought to those who made it possible with their curiosity, exploration and often bravery. This acknowledges those pioneers.

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Thank Richard C
Durham, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

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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Thank Voiceover
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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Thank Kaitlyn M

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