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)

Barrington (2nd), Rhode Island 02806

The Barrington Post Office (Barrington Township, Bristol County) was established on May 12, 1810 under Postmaster Joshua Kennicott. The first Barrington Post Office was disestablished on October 27, 1898 and mail was handled through the Barrington Centre Post Office until April 30, 1912 when the second Barrington Post office was established. under Postmaster Charles H. Martin. (In the Census of 1910, just prior to becoming postmaster, Mr. Martin's profession is listed as Grocery Store Clerk.) The post office is currently in operation under Postmaster Steven M. Santilli appointed on July 21, 2007.

Barrington, Rhode Island is located on the east side of Narragansett Bay and is about 10 miles southeast of Providence. The town borders the state of Massachusetts and was originally a part of the Plymouth Colony.

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