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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
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Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, USA

"Warwick, a populous township of Kent co., R.I., is bounded on the E. by Narragansett Bay, and intersected by the Pawtuxet River and the Stonington & Providence Rail road. It contains post-villages named Apponaug or Warwick, Centreville, Arctic, and Natick. It has a national bank and 8 cotton-manufactories. Rocky Point, a popular summer resort, is on the E. border of this township. General Nathanael Greene was born at Warwick. Pop. in 1880, 12,164; in 1890, 17,761."

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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Photos and Postcards from Warwick, Rhode Island, USA


Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) (Apponaug) (Arctic) (Natick)

Rocky Point, from Warwick Pier

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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) (Apponaug) (Arctic) (Natick)

Bathing Beach, Rocky Point, R.I.

Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) (Apponaug) (Arctic) (Natick)

Warwick Station, Warwick, R.I.

Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) (Apponaug) (Arctic) (Natick)

Casino, Buttonwoods, Warwick, R. I.

Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) (Apponaug) (Arctic) (Natick)

Warwick Neck Light. Warwick, R. I.

Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) (Apponaug) (Arctic) (Natick)

Railroad Station, Pontiac, R.I.

Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) (Apponaug) (Arctic) (Natick)

Rocky Point
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1642 - Settled in 1642 Pawtuxet Village in Warwick lays claim to being New England's oldest village.

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1643 - Samuel Gorton founded Warwick named in honor of the Earl of Warwick

1819 - Warwick
Warwick is a flourishing manufacturing post township, situated five miles southwesterly of...Read MORE...

News  1821 - The Roger Williams Factory, in Warwick, Rhode-Island, was entirely destroyed by fire, on the 11th inst. together with all its valuable machinery. The loss is estimated at $25,000.

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New Hampshire Observer
New Hampshire
May 19, 1821
News  1868 - Derailed Train for Fun
The man who placed the rails on the Shore Line Railroad, on the 15th inst., which resulted in...Read MORE...

News  1900 - FATAL TROLLEY COLLISION. Four Persons Killed and Twenty-six Hurt at Warwick, R. I.
Providence, R. I. [Special]. - Four persons were killed and twenty-six injured in a collision on...Read MORE...

1906
Warwick, a post-village in Warwick township (town), Kent co., R.I., 5 miles S. of Providence. The...Read MORE...

News  1911 - CAR KILLS THREE IN AUTO. Bushes Prevented Menzel Seeing Trolley Going Forty Miles an Hour.
WARWICK, R. I., July 4.- His view cut off by dense bushes growing on both sides of the crossing,...Read MORE...

1954 - Hurricane Carol - HURRICANE ROARS ACROSS LONG ISLAND. FIVE KILLED BY STORM IN NEW ENGLAND.
At least five persons were killed today as Hurricane Carol swept across the heavily populated...Read MORE...

1995 - Rocky Point Amusement Park closes
Rocky Point Park was a highly popular amusement park on the Narragansett Bay side of Warwick, Rhode ...Read MORE...

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Ancestors buried in Warwick - Cemeteries in Warwick, Rhode Island, USA

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