Cranston

GOVERNOR SPRAGUE MANSION (1790, NR)
1351 Cranston Street. Former home of politically and financially prominent Sprague family. Birthplace of two Rhode Island governors and current headquarters of Cranston Historical Society. Twenty-eight room, 2 1/2-story house built in 1790; addition, 1864. Carrington collection of Oriental art objects. Authentically restored Sprague parlor, unusual music box and sewing cabinet. Restored carriage house and stable containing carriages, sleighs, pony carts, gypsy wagon and Bicentennial Conestoga Wagon. OPEN: By appt. for groups of ten or more, year-round. 944-9226.

JOY HOMESTEAD (c. 1778)
156 Scituate Avenue. Farmhouse built by Job Joy, a cobbler and farmer. Five rooms furnished with period antiques. OPEN: By appt. 463-6168.