The Post office at
in Westerly Township,
Washington County was in
operation from May 20, 1880
November 30, 1911.
The Post Office was disestablished in 1911 and mail services
were provided by Westerly. The
CDS is a Doane
Type II cancel with the
inside the bars indicating that the Postmaster received
compensation of between $200 and $300
for 1907. The
known use of a White Rock
March 15, 1904.
Conimicut June 14, 1907 Doane
for a more detailed
explanation of the Doane Cancels.
The card is a
postcard of the type produced from
1901 to 1907
and is addressed to Mrs. F.
J. Farnsworth in
Washington, New Hampshire. The message is written on the left
and bottom of the cards face and reads as follows:
My Dearest Mother T.
Many thanks for card. I am working very hard these days and am
to tired for anything but to go to bed. Hope you are all having
a good time. Please give my love to all. Lovingly, Phebe
Mary More is in Hamilton N.Y. on her vacation, so I miss Rosa. I
was built on land donated by
Mrs. Harriet Wilcox in
1893. It was designed by
and is a walking park containing both native and exotic species
of flora, including examples of
and Lebanese Cedar.
The park is owned and maintained by the
Westerly Memorial and Library Association.
The park provides a home
for several annual events and festivals. These include the
Summer Pops Concert,
Virtu Art Festival,
Shakespeare in the Park
and the Garden Market Fair.