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 - Pascoag,
John Kilton Cachet - Planty #777-61f
Post Office, (Burrillville
Township, Providence County)
was established on October 5, 1847.
under Postmaster David H. Lord. The Post
Office is currently in operation under Postmaster Susan L.
Borges appointed on September 7, 2002.
Pascoag is located off of
Route 100 just north of the Pascoag Reservoir. Pascoag is
located in the township of Burrillville which was incorporated
in 1806. It is one of several Villages located within the
township which also includes the townships of Harrisville,
Oakland, Mapleville, Glendale, Mohegan, Wallum Lake, and
Bridgeton. These villages were originally established to support
the early textile mills that began to appear throughout Rhode
Island during the early 1800s.
centered around a sawmill constructed in the early 1700s. A
textile mill was constructed during the 1800s which continued in
operation until shortly after World War II ended.
Check List of Rhode Island Post
Offices 1790-1994 - Del Beaudreau
Rhode Island Postal History: The Post Offices - Merolla, Jackson