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Greenville, Rhode Island: Whale Rock

In roadside attraction-starved Rhode Island, a small boulder juts from the side of a hill, painted to vaguely resemble a wonky-eyed whale.

198-178 Mapleville Rd, Greenville, RI
Northeast of town. From Austin Ave. turn north (no stoplight) onto Mapleville Rd. Drive about one mile. The whale will be on the right, in a wooded area.
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Whale Rock.

Whale Rock

It's a rock sticking out of a hill on the side of a road painted like a smiling whale!

[Michael S Brodeur, 11/14/2022]

The rock has been a whale for many years. He could use a new coat of whale paint.

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