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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.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 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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  • 1854 - Warren
    Warren, a post-village in Bristol co., Rhode Island, on the E. side of Narraganset bay, 10 miles S. by E. from Providence, has a good harbor,...Read MORE...


  • 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

  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    Train Station
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  • 1895 - Warren
    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...Read MORE...


  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    Warren Manufacturing Co.
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    Bird's Eye View from Town Hall
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    Industrial Trust Co., Warren Branch, Warren, R. I.
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    Main Street West From Town Hall, Warren, R. I.
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  • 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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    French Catholic Church
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    Greene's Landing, 1907
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    Joyce Street School, 1907
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    Main Street, 1907
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    First Baptist Church, 1910
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    Kickemuit Road looking South
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    Market Street looking West
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    Goff's Hotel, Main Street
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    Main Street South from Church Street
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    New French School (St. Jean Baptiste)
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  • Warren, Rhode Island, USA
    Greetings from Warren, R. I.
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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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Bird's Eye View from Town Hall
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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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Greetings from Warren, R. I.
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  • 1668 - (Warren) - In 1668, the township was officially incorporated with the name Sowams.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Warren was ceded to Rhode Island from Massachusetts in 1747.

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

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 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.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 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.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Warren
    Warren, a post-village in Bristol co., Rhode Island, on the E. side of Narraganset bay, 10 miles S. by E. from Providence, has a good harbor,... Read MORE...

  • 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
  • 1895 - Warren
    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... Read MORE...

  • 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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