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East Greenwich Free Library

East Greenwich Free Library




It was fortunate for us that in almost every small village in New England there were a few men who, realizing the value of culture and education, sponsored the establishment of local libraries. In East Greenwich on March 16, 1869, a group of such men met at the office of Dr. James H. Eldredge to discuss the problem of organizing a free library. The meeting was adjourned to March 23rd, at which time it was held at Greene Farm at the corner of Love Lane and Division Street, the home of William

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East Greenwich Free Library

82 Peirce Street, East Greenwich, RI 02818