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
Carolina (2nd), Rhode Island
Post Office at Carolina (Carolina
Mills) was established on May 27, 1850
under Postmaster Bradford Kenyon.
The post office was disestablished
on December 30, 1879 and renamed the Carolina Post Office The first
Carolina Post Office, (Richmond Township, Washington County) was established
on December 30, 1879 under Postmaster Joseph. H. Babcock and disestablished
on November 16, 1895 with mail going to Wood River Junction. The second
Carolina Post Office was established
on December 6, 1895 under Postmaster Oscar E. Barber.
The post office is currently in operation under
Postmaster Joseph Gerard Forchione appointed on January 8, 2005.
Carolina was the location of the Carolina
Mills and was home to the Hazard
family who established the mills in that area.
Stampless Folded Letters - Hazard
Family Archives - History and bios)
Carolina Post Office