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George Wheatley

From Hianloland Farm to the W. Alton Jones Campus   Several years prior to the sale of Hianloland Farm by the Louttits, George Wheatley was hired as a part-time helper at the game farm, and by 1953 he took over as its manager[…] “One day Easton asked me to come over to the farm where […]

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Woodvale Farm

It all began with six farmers In 1709, the lands that make up what is now West Greenwich were purchased by thirteen wealthy farmers, six of whom acquired the collection of plots that would become the W. Alton Jones Campus. The rocky soil – little more than glacial till left over from the last ice […]

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