September 2, 2014
History
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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
In addition to the stately home built by Caleb Greene on Centerville Road, there are a number of other fine houses in Apponaug that date back to the same period. A short walk south from the Greene … more
The present day Shawomet Baptist Church at 1542 West Shore Road in Warwick traces its origins back to the old Six Principle Baptist Church. According to the meager records on ecclesiastical history … more
The devastating multi-million dollar fire that broke out in Apponaug on September 6, 1969 destroyed nearly all the buildings of the once powerful and prosperous Apponaug Company and marked an end to … 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
For most of the 19th century, Apponaug’s existence revolved around the town offices and the mills. Because of its location along Post Road, Apponaug often set the tone for the rest of the town. The … 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
Woodbury Union Church, Presbyterian has guided and sustained its congregation through some of the most trying times of the 20th century. These included the Depression, hurricanes in 1938 and 1954, … more
The textile manufacturing business that Caleb Greene had established in Apponaug in 1809 prospered for a time. By the second half of the 19th century, however, the Greene mills had suffered some … 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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