Post Office was established on May 6, 1893
with Charles F. Potter acting as the first Post
Master. The Post Office was disestablished on
November 30, 1943.
Bridgeton is a small
village in the township of
Rhode Island. The village is located in the extreme northwestern
part of the state amid gently rolling hills. The
Burrillville area tends to get more snow in the winter and
experiences higher temperatures in the summer than southern
Rhode Island due to its higher elevation.
township of Burrillville is composed of several other villages
besides Bridgeton. These include
Most of these villages are quite small and some of them are home
to less than 15 families.
Pascoag is the largest
village in the area, with a population of over 5000 and
with a population of 1500 is the administrative center for the
Burrillville Township's wooded hills are a popular spot for
viewing Autumn foliage in mid-October and there are also many
antique stores in the various villages which are well worth a
never know what you might come across).
Another popular tourist attraction is the
Shrine of Saint Theresa
near the intersection of Routes 102 and 7.