1802 Kent Academy founded which became the East Greenwich Academy.
1812 Beginning of Second War with Great Britain: "The War of 1812".
1813 British occupy Block Island.
Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry of Rhode Island defeats British in naval engagement on Lake Erie.
1815 Great Gale devastates Providence
1816 Rowland Hazard installs power-looms at Peace Dale woolen mills.
1819 Moses Brown School opens in Providence
1821 Streets of Providence first publically lighted
1823 Blackstone Canal Company incorporated.
1824 Lafayette visits Providence