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Westerly in Washington County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Pawcatuck River

 
 
Pawcatuck River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dwight C. Brown Jr., April 18, 2010
1. Pawcatuck River Marker
Inscription. Pawcatuck River mentioned as the western boundary of Rhode Island in the charter of 1663
 
Location. 41° 22.659′ N, 71° 49.881′ W. Marker is in Westerly, Rhode Island, in Washington County. Marker is on Broad Street (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. On West Broad Street, Pawcatuck, CT., heading east crossing over Pawcatuck River Bridge into Rhode Island - sign is on right. Marker is in this post office area: Westerly RI 02891, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Bridge over Pawcatuck River (here, next to this marker); Westerly – Pawcatuck War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); POW-MIA Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker in Connecticut); USS Pawcatuck Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker in Connecticut); This Site Is Dedicated (within shouting distance of this marker in Connecticut); Westerly Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish American War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pawcatuck World War I Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away in Connecticut). Click for a list of all markers in Westerly.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dwight C. Brown Jr. of Bradford, Rhode Island. This page has been viewed 876 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Dwight C. Brown Jr. of Bradford, Rhode Island. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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