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1761 Milestone

The 1761 Mile Marker is located at 640 south main Street in Woonsocket Rhode Island. The Stone originally marked the Intersection of a colonial Highway from great Road and an east-west Route from Boston Massachusetts to connecticut. It was rediscovered while a Road was installed. In 1898 it was restored by the local Chapter of Daughters of the american Revolution to its original Location. The Stone is embedded in a low Wall at the Corner of south main Street and smithfield Road. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 24, 1982, and is historically significant as a colonial-era Highway Marker.


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