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Weekapaug, Rhode Island, its first one hundred years

Samuel Lyman Munson

Weekapaug, Rhode Island, its first one hundred years

by Samuel Lyman Munson

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Published by Utter Co. in Westerly, R.I .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Weekapaug, R.I.
    • Subjects:
    • Weekapaug, R.I. -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 82.

      Statementby Samuel Lyman Munson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF89.W36 M86
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 82 p. :
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4582971M
      LC Control Number77156033

      Rhode Island by J. R. Cole n & Co., New York, CHAPTER XVI [] THE TOWN FARM AND ASYLUM consists of a tract of land comprising one hundred and thirty acres, and they have had an organization in the town for more than one hundred years. They have a good library of about five hundred volumes, and a good Sunday school. This book is the story of the early years of the Settlement and of the personal involvement of Lillian Wald in the social reform activities of the Settlement and the Progressive movements. From the first it was considered a significant work, and was widely and favorably reviewed. It remains significant.

        On the first day writer Robert Curley set foot in Rhode Island, he was job hunting in Woonsocket and grabbed a bite to eat at Ye Olde English Fish & eight years later, dining at the restaurant, a Northern Rhode Island institution, made the cut for Curley’s latest book: “ Things to Do in Rhode Island Before You Die.”The book, from Reedy Press LLC of St. Louis, ostensibly. Sixty years ago, there were already six hundred Acadian families in New Bedford, five hundred in each of Lynn, Fitchburg and Gardner, two hundred in Cambridge, one hundred fifty in Newton and Waltham, and so on. At first, the Acadians of northern New Brunswick did not emigrate proportionally in such great numbers as those mentioned above.

      Its first president was Edward Parker, and it now numbers a membership of two hundred. It meets weekly in Slatersville Hall. The village has a fine library, containing a collection of valuable books, numbering some 1, volumes. Named a Favorite Book of by Scott MacKay at Rhode Island Public Radio "Even Providence's signature public art has a dark side in Providence Noir (Akashic), which includes a story called 'WaterFire's Smell Tonight' by Pablo Rodriguez. Each tale in this anthology edited by Ann Hood is set in a different part of the city.


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