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Warren, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA

"Warren, a post-village in Warren township, Bristol co., R.I., on the E. or N.E. shore of Narragansett Bay, and on the Providence, Warren & Bristol and Old Colony Railroads, 10 miles S.S.E. of Providence, and 6 miles W.N.W. of Fall River. It has a good harbor, 3 or 4 national banks, 4 churches, a high school, a newspaper office, and manufactures of cotton goods, braid, and twine. Pop. of the township in 1880, 4007; in 1890, 4489."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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Industrial Trust Co., Warren Branch, Warren, R. I.

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Main Street West From Town Hall, Warren, R. I.

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Warren Manufacturing Co.

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French Catholic Church

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Greene's Landing, 1907

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Joyce Street School, 1907


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Main Street, 1907

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First Baptist Church, 1910

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Kickemuit Road looking South

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Market Street looking West

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St. Mark's Episcopal Church

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Goff's Hotel, Main Street

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Main Street South from Church Street

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New French School (St. Jean Baptiste)


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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 river, 11 miles southeast of Providence & 19... 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 of Narragansett Bay and on the New York, New Haven ... Read MORE...

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