Rhode Island has more shipwrecks per square mile than any other state. Read about them in Rhode Island Shipwrecks and join author Charlotte Taylor for a book signing at the Museum of Newport History & Shop at the Brick Market, 127 Thames Street. Charlotte Taylor is an archaeologist at the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission, where she maintains an inventory of the location and condition of the state’s shipwrecks. She has been part of archaeological survey projects on several of the shipwrecks included here. Phone 401-841-8770 for details.