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Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA (Esmond) (Georgiaville)

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Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Located in northern Rhode Island, the Town was founded in 1730 and is home to approximately 21,000 people, covering 26.7 square miles. The Town is experiencing continued growth. Fidelity Investments, the nation’s largest mutual fund company has located one of two New England regional centers in Smithfield. We are also the home to a division of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Navigant Credit Union, Uvex Corporation, FGX International (AAi Foster Grant), and many other large and small companies. A regional shopping mall, The Crossing at Smithfield, is located at the junction of Putnam Pike (Rt. 44) and Interstate 295. Additionally, Smithfield is home to Bryant University, a top business school.

Georgiaville is a village in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The village was named after the Georgia Cotton Manufacturing Company mill located in the area. The Georgiaville Pond Beach is located in the village and is a popular recreation spot. In the 1920s the Ku Klux Klan was active in the area, and Klan rallies were held in Georgiaville.

Esmond is a historic mill village in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. Old County Road School, East Smithfield Public Library, and the historic Allenville Mill are located in the village.

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Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA (Esmond) (Georgiaville)

Bryant College

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News  1802 - Fatal Accident
As Mr. William Burlingham, of Smithfield, State of Rhodeisland, was attempting to pass from one hay ...Read MORE...

1819 - Smithfield
Smithfield is a large and flourishing post township, situated nine miles northwest of Providence;...Read MORE...

News  1828 - Mother's Love
Who but a mother can conceive the depth of a mother's love? We learn from the Providence Journal,...Read MORE...

News  1853 - Steam-Boiler Explosion - Two Lives Lost, Several Wounded.
Special Correspondence of the N. Y. Daily Times.

PROVIDENCE, Tuesday, Oct. 25.- The steam-boiler ...Read MORE...

News  1854 - Destruction of a Cotton Bleachery by Fire - Serious Freaks of an Elephant.
PROVIDENCE, Monday, June 5, The Bleachery at Scott's Pond, Smithfield, belonging to W. P. SAYLES,...Read MORE...

News  1867 - Aruged to Death
While a young clerk in the Dexter line company, at Smithfield, Rhode Island, named George Steward,...Read MORE...

News  1869 - Married 78 Years
At Smithfield, R.I., Jonathan Buxton, aged 102 years, is living with his wife Saloma, aged 101....Read MORE...

1869 - In the towns of Cumberland, Smithfield, Blackstone, and Bellingham, R. I.,
there are seventeen cotton and eight woolen mills, which employ 5,550 hands, run 4,480 looms, and...Read MORE...

1906
Smithfield, a post-township (town) of Providence co., R.I., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford ...Read MORE...

"Discover Rhode Island" Episode 2: Smithfield, RI


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