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
Kent County Philatelic Society Cachet -
with Unofficial City - West Warwick, RI
The West Warwick Post Office
(West Warwick Township, Kent
County) was originally
established as the Artic Post Office on
October 29,1889 under Postmaster Joseph Bouchard.
The name was officially changed to the West Warwick Post
Office on August 15, 1925 under the
operation of Postmaster Albert J. Rene. This Post
Office is currently in operation under Postmaster Gary J.
Laprocina appointed on December 10, 2005.
Check List of Rhode Island Post
Offices 1790-1994 - Del Beaudreau
Rhode Island Postal History: The Post Offices - Merolla, Jackson