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1675    King Philip's War. "Great Swamp Fight" takes place in South Kingstown.

1676    King Philip is captured and killed at Mount Hope in Bristol ending King Philip's War.

1680    First wharf and warehouse built in Providence.

1683    Roger Williams dies.

1693    Massachusettes established first postal route between Boston and Rhode Island.

1695    First ferry connecting Jamestown and Newport established.



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