Waterman Tavern – 1906

View of the Waterman Tavern, Greenville, R. I. – 1906

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View of the Waterman Tavern

Greenville, Rhode Island

1906

Smithfield, R.I. Exchange Bank $5 Note – July 4, 1859

Donated to the Smith-Appleby House Museum/Historical Society of Smithfield, by Elizabeth Lees, in memory of Edwin and Doris Osler, of Burrillville, R. I.    

     This extremely rare banknote is signed by William Winsor and Elisha Smith of Smithfield, and dated July 4, 1859. 

     The man on the left of the banknote is Zachary Taylor, later President Taylor, our nations 12th President, and the woman is Kate Sevier, wife of Revolutionary War hero John Sevier, who later became Governor of Tennessee.  Why their images were chosen to be on the note is unknown.

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Memorial Day – 2018

Memorial Day, 2018

Deerfield Park, Greenville, R. I.

Photos courtesy of Bill Pilkington, Smithfield, R. I.  

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Memorial Day Ceremony – May 27, 2019

 

Memorial Day Ceremony at Deerfield Park – May, 27, 2019

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John Mowry House – Smithfield, R.I.

John Mowry House – Smithfield, R.I.

     These three building were once located where the dome of the Bryant University Unistructure is presently located.  The houses on either end were re-located to another part of the campus. 

 

Old Greenville Station, Circa 1930

Old Greenville Station, Route 44, Greenville, R.I.

Circa 1930

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Lyman Arnold Farm – Smithfield, R.I.

    Lyman Arnold Farm

      Photos of the former Lyman Arnold farm which was located on Whipple Road, east of Douglas Pike.  The land has since been developed.  Photos courtesy of Denise Firby & Katie Law of Smithfield.  

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Lyman Arnold Farm House

View of the barn on the Layman Arnold farm, Smithfield, R.I.

Smithfield, R.I. Tax Receipt – 1825

Smithfield, Rhode Island, Tax Receipt – 1825 

From the archives of the Historical Society of Smithfield.

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Smithfield Town Meeting – 1855

Smithfield Town Meeting – June, 1855 

     The following newspaper article came from the June 16, 1855 edition of the Woonsocket Weekly Patriot.

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1940 Survey of Esmond Mills

 

1940 Survey of Esmond Mills

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     Courtesy of the Smithfield Preservation Commission

 

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