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 -
Brown Station -
Providence, RI 1st New Arcade Stamp Shop - F. R. Hazard - Planty #777-39
Station opened in 1926 and is currently in operation.
There are currently 17 Post Office
branches and stations located in the Providence Urban area;
at the time the tercentenary stamp was issued in 1936
there were only 14 branches and stations. Each
of the branch and station post offices represented by a
tercentenary cancel include a location map as below.