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Rhode Island Red Chicken Monument

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Address: Intersection of Adamsville Road, Westport Harbor Road, and Main Street, Adamsville, RI

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Something to do

Okay thing to do. Only walked over because we were at the Barn for breakfast. I wouldn't go out of my way.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 September 2016
Jim L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

It's right against the baseball backstop. Parking is right along the road. Truly one of those unique things to see if you are in the area.

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Chevy Chase, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Two chicken farmers in Little Compton, RI and its minuscule village of Adamsville were perhaps America's first ptactioners of genetic engineering. In the 1700s, they conceived the Rhode Island Red Hen, the forbear of all brown eggs.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Okay thing to do. Only walked over because we were at the Barn for breakfast. I wouldn't go out of my way.

Thank Jim L
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

A cute little town that is a slice of early Americana. We did drive by the monument several times before we saw it!!! Our fault. Expecting a big chicken I guess. But worth a very big laugh at ourselves.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

DOPE!!!!!!!! My Fav Thing EVEERRR!!!!! I was driving and was like, wait...what is that??? Is that a big Red Chicken??? Must seeeee! Great beak, pretty real details. I thought it was alive at first...but realized it was just me alive lol

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

BUt if your are not, it is no big deal UNLESS you care a lot about chickens. It's a small plaque with chicken on it. More fun to watch the little league gamebehind it if the kids areplaying. HOmetown USA with views of salt marsh out to the river.

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