Rhode Island Postal Cards - Fist Day of Issue

Settling of Rhode Island by Roger Williams in 1636
Designed by David Blossom - Scott #UX112
Issued on June 26, 1986 in Providence, RI
Rhode Island Town Cancels (by RIPS)

Fiskeville, Rhode Island (2nd PO) Island 02823

The Post Office at Fiskeville, (Cranston Township, Providence County), Rhode Island was established on July 18, 1832, with Perry G. Knight as Postmaster. The Post Office was disestablished on January 7, 1854 and the name changed to Hopeville. The name was changed back to Fiskeville on November 5, 1858. The Post Office is currently in operation under Postmaster Thomas R. Myers appointed on April 11, 1998.

During the 1930's cancels are known with a spelling of "Fiskville." (SEE: Tercentenary Issue First Day - Fiskville). Fiskeville is located northwest of West Warwick, just to the southwest of the Scituate Reservoir and about halfway between Coventry and Cranston on Seven Mile Road.

There is a Perry G. Knight listed on the Census of 1820 as living in Scituate, Rhode Island, who is most likely the same Perry Knight noted above.

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