Warwick Civic Center Historic District - Warwick RI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 41° 41.945 W 071° 27.514
19T E 295423 N 4619287
Quick Description: The district is made up of 4 buildings built between 1890 and 1925.
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2015 10:03:28 AM
Waymark Code: WMNR17
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 1

Long Description:
The area was first settled in 1643 and was one of the four independent Narragansett Bay settlements that formed the colony of Rhode Island. The old Tow's Clerk Office built in 1834 was torn down to make way for the new Town Hall. built in 1893. In 1854 the Kentish Artillery, charted in 1797, permission was granted to erect an armory on the Town House lot. Also built on the Town House lot was a firefighting apparatus manned by volunteer firemen. The last to be erected on the Town House lot was a free library.
Street address:
Post Rd
Warwick, RI

County / Borough / Parish: Kent

Year listed: 1980

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899

Historic function: Defense, Education, Government

Current function: Education, Government, Recreation And Culture

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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