Rhode Island Tercentenary Issue First Day Cover
300th Anniversary of the Settlement of Rhode Island
Issued on May 4, 1936 in Providence, RI - Scott #777

Unofficial Town Cancel - Apponaug, RI (DPO)
John B. Kilton Cachet - Planty #777-61f

The Apponaug Post Office, (Warwick Township, Kent County) was established on October 29, 1879 under Postmaster George B. Blackmar. Before 1879 it was known as the Warwick Post Office. The Apponaug Post Office was closed again and the name changed back to Warwick on June 30, 1949.

Source: Rhode Island Postal History: The Post Offices - Merolla, Jackson & Crowther

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