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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
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWaterways & Vessels.
 
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. On West Broad Street, Pawcatuck, CT., heading east crossing over Pawcatuck River Bridge into Rhode Island - sign is on right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westerly RI 02891, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Pawcatuck Bridge (a few steps from this marker in Connecticut); 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
Pawcatuck River Marker (<i>wide view; looking west across Pawcatuck River Bridge to Connecticut</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 14, 2017
2. Pawcatuck River Marker (wide view; looking west across Pawcatuck River Bridge to Connecticut)
shouting distance of this marker in Connecticut); Westerly Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish American War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westerly.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Pawcatuck River Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2010, by Dwight C. Brown Jr. of Bradford, Rhode Island. This page has been viewed 1,028 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos:   1. submitted on April 19, 2010, by Dwight C. Brown Jr. of Bradford, Rhode Island.   2. submitted on March 19, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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