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    • Pawtucket

      Pawtucket is a city of 71,148, persons founded in 1671, at the strategic falls of the Blackstone River and the upper tidewaters of Narragansett Bay. It is a city with…

    • Cumberland

      Cumberland was originally settled as part of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, which was purchased from the local Native Americans by the Plymouth Colony. It was later transferred to Rhode Island as part…

    • East Providence

      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…

    • North Providence

      During the mid eighteenth century, a group of farmers from the northern section of Providence petitioned the general assembly to allow them to become a separate town. They were unhappy…

    • Smithfield

      The 19th century served as a Golden Age for manufacturing in Smithfield and many other Rhode Island communities. During this period, old Smithfield was transformed from an agrarian society to…

    • Providence

      Providence was settled in June 1636 by Roger Williams and was one of the original Thirteen Colonies. Williams and his company were compelled to leave Massachusetts Bay Colony, and Providence…

    • Attleboro

      In 1634, English settlers first arrived in the territory that is now Attleboro.[4] It was later incorporated from Rehoboth from the Pokanoket tribe. The deed that granted them the land…

    • North Attleboro

      North Attleborough is an industrial town on the Rhode Island border. In pre-Colonial times, it was the site of the Bay Path, a major Indian trail to Narragansett Bay, the…

    • Seekonk

      Seekonk is a town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States, on the Massachusetts border with Rhode Island. It was incorporated in 1812 from the western half of Rehoboth. The population…

    • Rehoboth

      Rehoboth was established in 1643, originally by Walter Palmer (born 1585) and William Sabin, it was incorporated in 1645, one of the earliest Massachusetts towns to incorporate. The town is…