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History of East Providence, Rhode Island, USA

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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
    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...Read MORE...


  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Boyden Heights Park
    Postcard
  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Steamer Plymouth at Fox Point
    Postcard
  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Passenger Station
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  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Watchemoket Square
    Postcard
  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Home of Rumford "The Wholesome" Baking Powder
    Postcard
  • 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...


  • East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Watchemoket Square and Taunton Ave.

    Postcard


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East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
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1885
Postcard

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
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Hunts Mills
Postcard

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
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Boyden Heights Park
Postcard

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Pinterest
Watchemoket Square
Postcard

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Pinterest
Steamer Plymouth at Fox Point
Postcard

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Pinterest
Passenger Station
Postcard

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

East Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Pinterest
Watchemoket Square and Taunton Ave.

Postcard


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History and News 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


    "Discover Rhode Island" EP4: East Providence - Full Episode (www.youtube.com)

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