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East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

East Providence, RI

Once part of Rehoboth and then Seekonk, Massachusetts, East Providence became an independent Rhode Island town in 1862. Today the city consists of five identifiable neighborhoods, each with a distinct character. They are: Phillipsdale, Rumford, Watchemoket, Kent Heights, and Riverside.

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  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Home of Rumford "The Wholesome" Baking Powder

    The Rumford Chemical Works established its presence in East Providence (moving from Providence) c. 1857, and eventually built an extensive complex of buildings centered on the junction of Newman and... Read MORE...

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  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    1885
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  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Hunts Mills
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  • 1895 - East Providence / Watchemoket / Rumford
    East Providence, a post township of Providence." R.I., is separated from the city of Providence by the Seekonk or Blackstone River, and is situated al...Read MORE...


  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Boyden Heights Park
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  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Crescent Park, R.I.
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  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Steamer Plymouth at Fox Point
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  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Passenger Station
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  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Interior of the Dance Hall, Vanity Fair, Vanity Fair, R.I., 1910
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  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Watchemoket Square
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  • 1916
    East Providence, a post-township (town) of Providence co., R.I., is separated from the city of Providence by the Seekonk or Blackstone River, and is s...Read MORE...


  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Shooting The Chutes and Balloon Ascension, Crescent Park, R.I.
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  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Watchemoket Square and Taunton Ave.

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Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from East Providence, Rhode Island, USA


East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

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Home of Rumford "The Wholesome" Baking Powder

The Rumford Chemical Works established its presence in East Providence (moving from Providence) c. 1857, and eventually built an extensive complex of buildings centered on the junction of Newman and... Read MORE...

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

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1885

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

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Hunts Mills

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Postcard
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Boyden Heights Park

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Postcard
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Crescent Park, R.I.

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Postcard
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Watchemoket Square

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Postcard
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Steamer Plymouth at Fox Point

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Postcard
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Passenger Station

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
Interior of the Dance Hall, Vanity Fair, Vanity Fair, R.I., 1910

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Postcard
Pinterest
Shooting The Chutes and Balloon Ascension, Crescent Park, R.I.

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Postcard
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Watchemoket Square and Taunton Ave.

History, News and Stories of East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

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  • 1895 - East Providence / Watchemoket / Rumford
    East Providence, a post township of Providence." R.I., is separated from the city of Providence by the Seekonk or Blackstone River, and is situated... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    East Providence, a post-township (town) of Providence co., R.I., is separated from the city of Providence by the Seekonk or Blackstone River, and is... Read MORE...

  • "Discover Rhode Island" EP4: East Providence

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