Rhode Island Postal
Cards - Fist Day of Issue
Settling of Rhode Island by Roger Williams
Designed by David Blossom - Scott #UX112
Issued on June 26, 1986 in Providence, RI
Rhode Island Town Cancels (by
Greene (CPO), Rhode Island 02827
(Community Post Office)
The Post Office at
(Coventry Township, Kent County),
was established on November 22, 1859.
The first Postmaster
was Whipple V. Phillips.
The Post Office was disestablished
on November 3, 1984.
The Greene Community Post Office,
on May 13, 1986 and is currently in operation.
A Community Post Office is a contract postal unit that provides services to a
small community in which other types of post office facilities have been
discontinued. As the above postal service is handled under private contract;
information on the Postmaster/person in charge was not available.
Greene is the home of the
Northeast Organic Farmers Association,
an organization of farmers, consumers and environmentalists that
promotes organic farming practices
and aids the Rhode island Agriculture Department in establishing certification
Whipple V. Phillips
was born in 1833
and in the Census of 1870
is listed as dealing in
lumber and coal.
Green Community Post Office (CPO)