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 - Homestead, RI
John B. Kilton Cachet - Planty #777-61k

The Homestead Post Office, (Portsmouth Township, Newport County) was established on March 3, 1913 under Postmaster Madison H. Cram. The Post office was disestablished on February 1, 1950 and the name changed to Prudence Island. The Postmaster at the time of this change was Mrs. Louise B. Chase. The Prudence Island Post Office is currently in operation.

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