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Cranston, Rhode Island, USA (Pawtuxet) (Fiskeville)

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Where is Cranston, Rhode Island, USA? 

Cranston, once known as Pawtuxet, is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.

The Town of Cranston was created in 1754 from a portion of Providence north of the Pawtuxet River. After losing much of its territory to neighboring towns and the city of Providence, Cranston itself became a city on 10 March 1910.Wikipedia



Cranston, Rhode Island, USA (Pawtuxet) (Fiskeville) - Cranston Print Works, Cranston, R.I.
Cranston, Rhode Island, USA (Pawtuxet) (Fiskeville)

Cranston Print Works, Cranston, R.I.
Cranston, Rhode Island, USA (Pawtuxet) (Fiskeville) - State Almshouse, Cranston, Providence, R. I.
Cranston, Rhode Island, USA (Pawtuxet) (Fiskeville)

State Almshouse, Cranston, Providence, R. I.
Cranston, Rhode Island, USA (Pawtuxet) (Fiskeville) - Narragansett Brewing Company
Cranston, Rhode Island, USA (Pawtuxet) (Fiskeville)

Narragansett Brewing Company
Cranston, Rhode Island, USA (Pawtuxet) (Fiskeville) - Narragansett Brewery
Cranston, Rhode Island, USA (Pawtuxet) (Fiskeville)

Narragansett Brewery

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The Town of Cranston was created in 1754 from a portion of Providence north of the Pawtuxet River.

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1819 - Cranston
Cranston is a township situated about five miles southwesterly from Providence; bounded northerly...Read MORE...

News  1889 - The Spring Lake reservoir, near Fiskville, in the southwest corner of Cranston, about 15 miles from Providence, Rhode Island, which supplies a whole row of mill villages, burst.
Three persons were drowned and some damage done.
The Indiana Progress
Indiana, Pennsylvania
September 4, 1889
News  1896 - Joseph Shovenor, 6 years old, was drowned at Cranston, R. I.

North Adams Transcript
North Adams, Massachusetts
February 10, 1896
1896 - September 7 - A H Whiting wins 1st automobile race held on a closed-circuit track in Cranston, RI

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After losing much of its territory to neighboring towns and the city of Providence, Cranston itself became a city on 10 March 1910.

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1916
Cranston, a post-village of Providence co., R.I., in Cranston township (town), on the New York, New ...Read MORE...

"Discover Rhode Island" Episode 3: Cranston, RI


"Discover Rhode Island" Episode 3: Cranston, RI...Read MORE...


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