Sakonnet Point Perspectives
September 27, 2012
By: James C. Garman and Michelle G. Styger
Sakonnet Point Perspectives by James C. Garman and Michelle G. Styger // Fascinating new local history on Sakonnet Point, Little Compton, RI traces the history of the Point from the time of the Sakonnet Indians, through Colonial Times, Sakonnet’s Resort and Steamship era, Prohibition, World War II and the Hurricanes of 1938, 1944 and 1954. Over 40 oral and written histories are interwoven into the book’s narrative history. Dozens of historic images. This book is the result of a collaboration between The Little Compton Historical Society, The Friends of the Sakonnet Lighthouse and the Sakonnet Preservation Association. It documents the importance of Sakonnet Point from a variety of perspectives, historical, cultural, economic and environmental.