Rhode Island Postal History - Town Cancels
Drownville Town Cancel 1902
Sent to Mrs. Fredric Talbot 67 Congdon St. Providence, RI
The Drownville Post Office was discontinued in 1909.
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Reverse with Providence received Cancel - January 22, 1902

The Drownville Post Office, (Barrington Township, Bristol County) Rhode Island was established on February 19, 1875 under Postmaster Liberty B. Greener. The Post Office was disestablished on June 6, 1906 and the name changed to West Barrington. The Post Office continued to operate as the West Barrington Post Office until September 15, 1972 when it was closed for the final time. Drownville postmarks are quite rare and are assigned a rarity factor of 7 in "Rhode Island Postal History - the post offices."

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