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2008.0283
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of gravestones in the Old Burial Ground at the Commons in Little Compton RI. Gravestone read " In Memory of Elizabeth who should have been the wife of Simeon Palmer" and "In Memory of Lydia A, the wife of Simeon Palmer" The stone are gray slate with winged cherubs on the top.
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2008.0546
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of Mrs Frederick Richmond Brownell (Lydora Almy Sisson) and her children Louise Berryman Brownell, Hope Thurston Brownell and Winthrop Sisson Brownell in their ponycart on the Brownell farm at 411 West Main Road in Little Compton RI.
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2008.0316
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of Lloyd's Beach at Sakonnet Point RI. In the background are buildings at Sakonnet point including houses, hotel, water tower.
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2008.0659
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Black and White photomechanical postcard. Photograph of the interior of the Sakonnet Hotel ( also at other times named Lyman House, Lyman Hotel, Lyman's Ye Sakonnet Inn, The Lyman, Ye Sakonnet Inn, Sakonnet Inn at times) at Sakonnet Point in Little Compton RI. Three story hotel with a central tower. One level porch on the front and sides. This building was located on the West Side of Rhode Island Avenue at Sakonnet Point. It was demolished in the 1930s.
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2008.0755
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Black and white photomechanical postcard. Photograph the start of a sailboat race at Sakonnet Point in Little Compton RI. 1942 postmark.
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2008.0348
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of Adamsville RI. A road, stonewall and buildings. Building on the left is a blacksmith shop with a horse and carriage parked in front.
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2008.0790
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Color photographic postcard. Photograph of the Fo'c'sle Restaurant at Sakonnet Point in Little Compton R.I. Insert on the Postcard show a tray with chowder, fritters, salt and pepper and oyster crackers. The Fo'c's'le Restaurant was demolished in 2006 and the Sakonnet Point Club was built on the site.
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2008.0627
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of St .Catherine's Church in Little Compton R.I. The first Roman Catholic Church in Little Compton. For more information about this building see "Historic and Architectural Resources of Little Compton" published by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission in 1990 pg 86.
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2008.0381
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the Peleg Bailey Place on West Main Road in Little Compton. The house, now demolished, had a sign in from which read "Pigs for Sale". Because the sign was there for a long time local people started to call the house "Pigs for Sale". In the foreground is a corn field with corn stalks stacked together in bundles.
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2008.0317
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the Sakonnet Harbor looking north. At the left is the stern of a boat, fishing shanties and other buildings. In the background is a steamboat at berth and the breakwater. Fishing boats and small boats are at anchor. Fishing gear including lobster pots are in the foreground.
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2008.0333
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Black and white photographic postcard. Photograph of the Thomas Warren Kempton house at 5 Grinnell Road on Warren's Point in Little Compton. House is large rambling 2 1/2 story farmhouse. For more detailed information about this house see "Historic and Architectural Resources of Little Compton" published by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission in 1990 pg 48. A large barn at the rear burned down in the 1970s. 1910 postmark.
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2008.0869
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Black and white photomechanical postcard. Photograph of the west branch of the Westport River from Adamsville RI. The are telephone poles, stonewalls and fences. A building in the distance at the right is at Adamsville landing.
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