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
Barrington (2nd), Rhode Island 02806
The Barrington Post Office
(Barrington Township, Bristol
was established on May 12, 1810
Joshua Kennicott. The first Barrington Post Office was
1898 and mail was handled through the Barrington Centre Post Office until
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.
Barrington Post Office