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Coventry Town, Kent County, RI

Historic Mill Village devoted to the making of cotton cloth, was settled about 1805 when William and Richard Anthony erected a mill here. In 1811 another mill was built, and, in 1874, a yet larger one by the Coventry Manufacturing Company. [1]

  1. Workers of the Federal Writers' Program of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Rhode Island, Rhode Island: A Guide to the Smallest State, American Guide Series, Riverside Press, Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1937.

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Street Names
Anthony Street • Boston Street • Laurel Avenue • Pilgrim Avenue • Route 117 • Route 33 • Saint Vincent De Paul Street • Taft Street • Union Street • Washington Secondary Trail • Washington Street