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Glocester, Rhode Island, USA (West Glocester) (Chepachet) (Harmony)

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Where is Glocester, Rhode Island, USA? 

Glocester is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The villages of Chepachet and Harmony are in Glocester.

Glocester was named for Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester. Glocester was part of Providence until 1731 when it became an independent town. North Glocester was incorporated as the separate town of Burrillville in 1806. At the same time the residents of Gloucester voted to change the spelling of the town to Glocester to disassociate it with its English roots.Wikipedia



Glocester, Rhode Island, USA (West Glocester) (Chepachet) (Harmony) - Main Street Looking South, Chepachet, R.I.
Glocester, Rhode Island, USA (West Glocester) (Chepachet) (Harmony)

Main Street Looking South, Chepachet, R.I.
Glocester, Rhode Island, USA (West Glocester) (Chepachet) (Harmony) - South part of Main Street, Chepachet, R.I.
Glocester, Rhode Island, USA (West Glocester) (Chepachet) (Harmony)

South part of Main Street, Chepachet, R.I.
Glocester, Rhode Island, USA (West Glocester) (Chepachet) (Harmony) - Gautreau's
Glocester, Rhode Island, USA (West Glocester) (Chepachet) (Harmony)

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Chepachet, Rhode Island

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1819 - Gloucester
Gloucester is a post township, situated 16 miles from Providence; bounded on the north by...Read MORE...

News  1841 - THE LAST SOLDIER GONE!
Departed this life at Thompson, Connecticut, on the 12th ult., Mr. Ezekiel Blackmarr, in the 99th...Read MORE...

1859
GLOUCESTER, a township in Providence do., in Rhode island, 16 m. WSW of Providence. Pop. 2,304.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
1916
Glocester, a township (town) of Providence co., R.I., bounded W. by the Connecticut boundary-line....Read MORE...


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