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The General Thomas Allin House at 20 Lincoln Ave. will receive a plaque this year.

Five historic Barrington homes to receive plaques

Five historic Barrington homes to receive plaques

The Barrington Preservation Society will present its annual plaquing program on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium on the second floor of Peck Library. Elizabeth “Bonnie” Warren, chairwoman of the plaquing committee and past society president, will present plaques to five Barrington houses that are more than one hundred years old and


Learn about Barrington’s ‘Captains of Industry’ on Tuesday

Local history buffs should plan on stopping by the Barrington Public Library on Tuesday night, Dec. 11. That’s when a few Roger Williams University students will deliver a presentation on the town’s former “Captains of Industry” and the town’s industrial past from 1820 through 1860. The students will presents new research they conducted this fall

Thanks for making house tour a success

To the editor: As co-chairs of the recent Barrington Preservation Society “Destination Drownville” House Tour, we would like to express our gratitude for the fantastic response to this event in the lovely, historic Alfred Drown neighborhood. The generous participation of property owners and advertising sponsors helped make the 2012 house tour a great success. As


Barrington Preservation Society’s “Destination Drownville” draws a crowd

A gray morning gave way to afternoon sunshine last Saturday as the Barrington Preservation Society led dozens of local residents on a tour of the historic Alfred Drown neighborhood. The “Destination Drownville” tour included stops at numerous private homes and two churches in the area, which received a National Register of Historic Places listing in