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 -
1st John B. Kilton Cachet - Planty 777-61d
The Rockville Post
Township - Washington County)
was established on February 13, 1849 under
Postmaster Hiram Arnold. This Post Office is currently
in operation under Postmaster Susan M. Walajtys
appointed on January 10, 2004.
is the home to one of the nation's finest Boy Scout camping
areas, Yawgoog Scout Camp.
Yawgoog was established and first opened for camping in 1916.
The site is located on and around the old
and with later additions now encompasses over 1800 acres.
Yawgoog is divided into three separate camps;
and Medicine Bow.
The LaFayette Scout Troop
that I was a member of did not use this camp. Our troop used
located on Worden's pond in the Great Swamp area.
Check List of Rhode Island Post
Offices 1790-1994 - Del Beaudreau
Rhode Island Postal History: The Post Offices - Merolla, Jackson