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History of Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA

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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA

Burrillville was incorporated in 1806 and is a rural town located in the northwest corner of Rhode Island, bordered by Massachusetts and by Connecticut. The Town of Burrillville was originally annexed from the town of Glocester and is named for James Burrill Jr., who while serving as State Attorney General, assisted in establishing the town.

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  • 1806 - Burrillville was incorporated as an independent municipality on November 17, 1806

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1819 - Burrellville
    Burrellville, a town of recent date, is situated in the northwest corner of the State, about 20 miles northwest from Providence; bounded north on...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Burrillville
    Burrillville, a post-township in the northern part of Providence county, Rhode Island. 20 miles N. W. from Providence. It is intersected by Branch...Read MORE...


  • Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
    Compound Curve at Mount Pleasant, Harrisville, R.I.
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  • Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
    Oakland Centre Railroad Station
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  • Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
    Main St., Mapleville, R.I.
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  • News 1894 - WOOLEN MILL GONE. Harrisville, R.I., Suffers a Loss of $445,000 by Devouring Flames.
    HARRISVILLE, R.I., Jan. 14. - The large woolen mill owned by William Tinkham and operated by William Tinkham & Son, was destroyed by fire Saturday...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Burrillville
    Bur'rillville, a post-township of Providence co., R.I., about 20 miles N.W. of Providence, is intersected by the Providence & Springfield Railroad....Read MORE...


  • News 1899 - LOSSES BY FIRE.
    WOONSOCKET, R. I., May 5. - Part of the plant of the Mapleville Woolen Mills, near Harrisville, in the town of Burrillville, was burned to-day,...Read MORE...


  • News 1900 - Fire Leaves Fourteen Families Homeless.
    WOONSOCKET, R. I., April 26. - Fire at Harrisville to-day left fourteen families homeless, burned out five stores and a society hall, destroying in...Read MORE...


  • Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
    Harrisville School, Harrisville, R.I.
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  • Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
    Anker Mills, Pascoag Herald and Railroad Station
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  • Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
    Pascoag Village, 1909
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  • Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
    Park Street, Harrisville
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  • Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
    Tarklin Train Station
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  • 1916
    Burrillville, a township (town) of Providence co., R.I., about 22 miles NW. of Providence. It has manufactures of cotton and woollen goods, etc. Pop. ...Read MORE...




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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
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Main St., Mapleville, R.I.
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
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Compound Curve at Mount Pleasant, Harrisville, R.I.
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
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Oakland Centre Railroad Station
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
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Harrisville School, Harrisville, R.I.
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
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Anker Mills, Pascoag Herald and Railroad Station
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
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Pascoag Village, 1909
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
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Park Street, Harrisville
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA
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Tarklin Train Station
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  • 1806 - Burrillville was incorporated as an independent municipality on November 17, 1806

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1819 - Burrellville
    Burrellville, a town of recent date, is situated in the northwest corner of the State, about 20 miles northwest from Providence; bounded north on... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Burrillville
    Burrillville, a post-township in the northern part of Providence county, Rhode Island. 20 miles N. W. from Providence. It is intersected by Branch... Read MORE...

  • News  1894 - WOOLEN MILL GONE. Harrisville, R.I., Suffers a Loss of $445,000 by Devouring Flames.
    HARRISVILLE, R.I., Jan. 14. - The large woolen mill owned by William Tinkham and operated by William Tinkham & Son, was destroyed by fire Saturday... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Burrillville
    Bur'rillville, a post-township of Providence co., R.I., about 20 miles N.W. of Providence, is intersected by the Providence & Springfield Railroad.... Read MORE...

  • News  1899 - LOSSES BY FIRE.
    WOONSOCKET, R. I., May 5. - Part of the plant of the Mapleville Woolen Mills, near Harrisville, in the town of Burrillville, was burned to-day,... Read MORE...

  • News  1900 - Fire Leaves Fourteen Families Homeless.
    WOONSOCKET, R. I., April 26. - Fire at Harrisville to-day left fourteen families homeless, burned out five stores and a society hall, destroying in... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Burrillville, a township (town) of Providence co., R.I., about 22 miles NW. of Providence. It has manufactures of cotton and woollen goods, etc. Pop. ... Read MORE...

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