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, RI
John Kilton Cachet - Planty #777-61f

The  Pascoag 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.  

Originally Pascoag 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.

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