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East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA

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Where is East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA? 

East Greenwich is an affluent town in and the county seat of Kent County, Rhode Island, United States.

Formed as Greenwich in 1677, it was named for Greenwich, England.It was renamed Dedford in 1686 but reverted to its original name in 1689. In 1741 the more rural western three-quarters of the town was set off as West Greenwich, the remaining quarter of it thenceforth being called East Greenwich. Until 1854, it was one of the five state capitals for Rhode Island. The General Assembly, when meeting in East Greenwich, used the local courthouse, which is today the town hall. East Greenwich Village is located in the northeastern part of the town and extends north about 1.5 km into the town of Warwick, Rhode Island.Wikipedia


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East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA - Pierce Street
East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA - Varnum Armory, East Greenwich, R.I.
East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA

Varnum Armory, East Greenwich, R.I.
East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA - Main Street, Looking North, East Greenwich, R.I.
East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA

Main Street, Looking North, East Greenwich, R.I.

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1819 - East Greenwich
East-Greenwich is a post township and seat of justice of the county, situated upon the western...Read MORE...

News  1907 - GIRLS FACE DEATH BY EXPLOSION
Hurled from Their Beds Into Cellar of an Academy Dormitory.

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1916
Fast Greenwich, a banking post-village, capital of Kent CO., R.I., is in East Greenwich township...Read MORE...

"Discover Rhode Island" Episode 5: East Greenwich, RI


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