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Warren, Rhode Island, USA

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Warren, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
Warren is a town in Bristol County, Rhode Island, United States.

In 1668, the township was officially incorporated with the name Sowams. In 1691, the Plymouth Colony merged with the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Warren was ceded to Rhode Island from Massachusetts in 1747. The town was named "Warren" after a British naval hero, Admiral Sir Peter Warren, after a victory at Louisburg in 1745. At the time of cession in 1747, Barrington, Rhode Island was unified with Warren, until it was separated again in 1770.Wikipedia



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1668 - (Warren) - In 1668, the township was officially incorporated with the name Sowams.

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Warren was ceded to Rhode Island from Massachusetts in 1747.

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Warren was the original home of Brown University, founded in 1764 as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

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1819 - Warren
Warren, a small but pleasant & populous post township, is located upon the southeast side of Warren ...Read MORE...

Warren's first cotton mill was erected by the Warren Manufacturing Company in 1847.

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Three notable ships were built in Warren by Chase & Davis: the 1853 clipper Lookout, the 1853 clipper bark Gem of the Sea, and the 1854 clipper bark Mary Ogden.

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News  1868 - Captain Pierce, of Warren, R.I., has made three voyages yearly to Cuba for fifty-five years, without a single loss to himself or the insurance companies.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
September 5, 1868
1906
Warren, a banking post-village in Warren township (town), Bristol co., R.I., on the E or NE. shore...Read MORE...


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