Encyclopedia Brunoniana


  • Aldrich Field on Elmgrove Avenue was dedicated at a baseball game on May 16, 1925, before a crowd of 7000, which filled the new grandstand and "a small wooden stand ... hastily erected to accommodate the overflow."Aldrich Field
  • The building cost 7000 pounds, of which 2000 pounds was raised by a state-authorized lottery.First Baptist Church
  • In 1840 a new president’s house was erected on land donated by Nicholas Brown at the corner of Prospect and College Street (the present site of the John Hay Library) at a cost of $7000, which had been raised by subscription along with the funds for the building of Rhode Island Hall.President’s House