North Kingstown: 1880-1920

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In the late 1880s, pharmacist Elwin "Doc" Young began to photograph the people, places, and events in his bustling crossroads community of North Kingstown. He turned the best of these images into postcards and sold them in hisapothecary shop. Today, readers can admire Young's impressive art in this volume, North Kingstown: 1880–1920. These pages highlight North Kingstown's golden era—a time when elite East Coast families on their way to Newportwould stop in quaint villages and mingle with the residents. These captivating images show the people, technology, and architecture of an important city at the beginning of the20th century.
ISBN: 9780738539089
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Rhode Island
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
G. Timothy Cranston, a freelance history writer, is a 12th-generation resident of Rhode Island, and his family has been firmly rooted in the region since 1635. His weekly NorthEast Independent column, “The View from Swamptown,” details North Kingstown's history in a compelling and entertaining manner.
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