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For nearly four decades, the Apponaug Company continued to be Warwick’s most significant employer. For many of the immigrants who lived in Apponaug and West Warwick, the company was their sole … more
One of Apponaug’s longest continuously used buildings is the one known to thousands of Rhode Islanders as the Father & Son Café. Its history as a restaurant began before World War II and has … more
In addition to Warwick Central Baptist Church and St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Apponaug also has a Catholic church in the immediate vicinity on Post Road and the Apponaug Pentacostal Church at the … more
One of the young boys who most likely played on or around the cannon that had been acquired by the Kentish Artillery not long after the organization was founded was Oliver Cromwell Wilbur. During his … more
Some of the events that occurred on the political scene in Rhode Island in 1923 and 1924 were so bizarre and juvenile that the small state attracted nationwide attention. When some of the schemes … more
One of Warwick’s most significant churches, Woodbury Union Church, Presbyterian, celebrated its 100-year anniversary during May 2007. The celebration was marked by a series of events culminating … more
The congregation at Temple Am David at 40 Gardiner St. in Warwick is a vibrant, growing entity devoted to the concept of promoting the ideals of Conservative Judaism and performing service to the … more
George Sears Greene of Apponaug ranks high as one of Warwick’s most illustrious Civil War heroes. In addition to the large boulder from Culp’s Hill that was placed in the Greene cemetery at … more
From its very early Colonial Period, Rhode Island has drawn the hatred, scorn and ridicule of its neighbors. While there are many episodes that have been noted to Rhode Island’s discredit, the 1924 … more
Not far from Williams Corner, on the north side of Post Road in the direction of Apponaug’s Four Corners is a lovely, 1½-story, cross-gabled house that is sure to attract your attention. This blue … more
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