Massasoit Hotel – Narragansett, R. I.

1881 Advertisement.

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Atlantic House Hotel – Narragansett, R. I.

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1st Lt. George E. Gilson Council Resolution – 1944

     1st Lt. George Gilson was born October 8, 1920.  He died February 14, 1944 while serving with the U. S. Marine Corps 14th Defense Battalion in New Caledonia.  The details of his death are unknown at this time.  He’s buried in Long Island National Cemetery in East Farmingdale, New York – Plot H 9443.  (Source: www.findagrave.com) 

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Woonsocket Savings And Trust Bank Advertisement – 1980

Woonsocket Savings & Trust stood on south side of Putnam Pike (Rt. 44), near the intersection of Rt. 5.  The electric sign in front used to alternate between the time and the outside temperature.   This sign no longer exists.  The building is still in use as a bank today.  This advertisement is from 1980. 

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Greenville R. I. Pharmacy Ad – 1980

     The Greenville Pharmacy and the Greenville Post Office occupied a building facing Putnam Pike (Rt. 44), at the intersection of Austin Avenue.  This advertisement is from 1980. 

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1895 Stillwater R. I. Village Map

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Vintage Georgiaville R. I. Post Office Documents

 

 

Information supplied by historian Tom Greene of North Providence, R. I.

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Georgiaville Post Office Sign.

 

Vintage Smithfield R. I. Post Office Documents

Information supplied by historian Tom Greene of North Providence, R. I.

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Vintage Stillwater, R. I. Post Office Documents

Information supplied by historian Tom Greene of North Providence, R. I. 

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Greenville, R. I. Post Office Documents and Photos

The following items were supplied by historian Tom Greene of North Providence, R. I. 

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Oscar Tobey’s store, early 1900s.
The general store also served as the Greenville Post Office.

A close up of the “Post Office” sign.

 

 

Note that there are two post office signs.

After the fire that destroyed Tobey’s Store, this building was erected in 1924 on the same location. It too served as a post office.

Greenville, R. I., Post Office
On Putnam Pike (Rt. 44)
Circa 1970
A music store now occupies this location.

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