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Harmony, Rhode Island

Harmony Chapel Cemetery on Route 44 around the start of the 20th century
Location of the CDP in Providence County and the state of Rhode Island.

Harmony is a village and census-designated place[1] in the town of Glocester, Rhode Island, United States located on U.S. Route 44 (Putnam Pike). As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 985.[2]

Contents

  • Local sites and history 1
  • Images 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Local sites and history

The historic 1816 Harmony Chapel and Cemetery are located at the center of the village. Several restaurants, the Harmony Library and golf courses are located nearby. In the early nineteenth century a toll booth of the Glocester Turnpike was located in Harmony to raise funds to maintain the road until it was abolished in the 1850s.[3]

Images

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Harmony, Rhode Island
  2. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Harmony CDP, Rhode Island". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ Elizabeth A. Perry, A brief history of the town of Glocester, Rhode Island (Providence Press Co., Printers, 1886)

External links

  • Harmony Library
  • Harmony Fire Department
  • Glocester Heritage Society
  • Friends of Harmony Village


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