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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA

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Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Tiverton, Rhode Island once belonged to Massachusetts. It was annexed to Rhode Island in 1746.


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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA - From R. R. Bridge, Tiverton, R. I.
Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA

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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA - From Hummock, Tiverton, R. I.
Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA

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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA - Hen Island (1910)
Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA

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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA - Train Station, Tiverton
Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA

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1819 - Tiverton
Tiverton is a post town, the most extensive in the county, situated in the southeastern section of...Read MORE...

News  1833 - Horrid Outrage and Murder
Some time, in December last, a young female named Sarah M. Cornell, was found dead, hanging by the...Read MORE...

1834 - Tiverton vs. Fall River
The inhabitants of Fall River, Mass. and Tiverton, R. I. it appears are in a bit of a quarrel. A...Read MORE...

1835 - Tiverton vs. Fall River
A new survey of the line between the town of Fall River, in this State, and Tiverton, in Rhode...Read MORE...

News  1838 - Another Factory Burnt
The main building of the Tiverton Print Works, at Tiverton, (R. I.) was consumed by fire on the...Read MORE...

News  1844 - Supposed Murder
Gideon Manchester, of Tiverton, R. I., has been committed to take his trial for the murder of his...Read MORE...

News  1862 - Brothers Drown
Two young men, brothers, by the name of Wilcox, belonging in Tiverton, while crossing the river in...Read MORE...

News  1882 - Many Fish
The catch of menhaden by boats of Tiverton, R. I., for the season of 1882, was 141,000 barrels. The ...Read MORE...

News  1883 - NEWPORT, July 16. - A rumor reached here this morning that the steamer Lottie E. Merrill, of Tiverton, R. I., was lost off George's Bank, with all on board.

The Independent Record
Helena, Montana
July 17, 1883
News  1889 - Tarred by White Caps
Fall River, Mass., Jan 24. - "Sim" Sherman has been boarding at the house of Clark King on what is...Read MORE...

News  1894 - All the members of the school board in Tiverton, R. I., are women; and the superintendent says the schools of that town are the best conducted in the state.

Fayette County Leader
Fayette, Iowa
August 23, 1894
News  1900 - David Hambly’s Fate at Tiverton. HIS BOAT CAPSIZED.
Fall River, Mass., June 28.— News reached here today of a drowning accident which occurred in...Read MORE...

News  1902 - GHASTLY FIND MADE AT TIVERTON, R. I. - Tide Draws Veil from 50-Year-Old Mystery - Skeleton Found on Beach
Remains Believed to Be Those of Mrs. Gideon Manchester, Who Disappeared 50 Years ago and Who Was...Read MORE...

1906
Tiverton, a post-village of Newport co., R.I., in Tiverton township (town), on the E. shore of...Read MORE...

News  1909 - MAY BE MURDER CASE
Severed Legs of A Woman in a Dress Suit Case
It Was Found Among Some Bushes in an Outlying Section ...Read MORE...

News  1913 - METEOR FALLS IN RIVER. Shock of Its Explosion Breaks Windows in Tiverton, R. I.
FALL RIVER, Mass., Aug. 28. - A meteor fell into the Seaconnett River near Tiverton, R. I., last...Read MORE...


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