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 - Albion, RI
John B. Kilton Cachet - Planty #777-61L

The Albion Post Office (Lincoln Township, Providence County) was established on December 23, 1847 under Postmaster Phillip Mathewson. The post office is currently in operation under Postmaster Joseph G. Forchione appointed on October 27, 2007.

Albion is located on the banks of the Blackstone River northeast of Providence in Lincoln Township. The town of Lincoln contains seven villages: Manville, Lonsdale, Saylesville, Limerock, Albion, Fairlwn and Quinnville.

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

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