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 - Chepachet, RI
New Arcade Stamp Shop, F.R. Hazard - Planty #777-65

The Chepachet Post Office (Gloucester Township, Providence County) was established on September 6, 1806 under Postmaster Amherst Kimball. The Post Office is currently in operation under Postmaster Hugh W. Tiner Jr. appointed on April 16, 2005.

The Chepachet Farms and Carriage Works located on Tourtellot Hill Road in Chepachet is a fun stop if your in the area. They provide old fashioned hayrides and also have a great petting zoo for the children.

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

RI Historical Society
The Post Offices
Home Page
RI Tercentenary Issue History
RI Philatelic Society
Recently Added Pages
Philatelic Primer
Rhode Island Around the World
Rhode Island Town Postmarks
Other Websites of Interest

Return to Unofficial Town Cancels Page 2