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)

Newport, Rhode Island (2nd PO) 02840

The Post Office in Newport, (Newport Township, Newport County) Rhode Island was established prior to 1790, however the official establishment was on June 24, 1790. The first postmaster was Jacob Richardson. This post office is currently operating under Postmaster George F. McKiernan appointed on September 30, 2006.

The city of Newport - Newport County is in the southeastern part of Rhode Island. It is located on the southern end of Aquidneck (Rhode) Island in Narragansett Bay.

SEE Also:
1899 Postcard - Naval War College, Harbor Island

1910 Postcard - The Dr. Barton Jacob Mansion

1911 Postcard - The Marble House

1905 Postcard - The Old Stone Mill

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