Smithfield Exchange Bank - Smithfield RI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 41° 52.288 W 071° 33.151
19T E 288173 N 4638656
Quick Description: The Smithfield Exchange Bank,also known as the Resolved Waterman Tavern or Greenville Tavern, was built in 1822.
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Date Posted: 5/15/2020 7:59:14 AM
Waymark Code: WM12F93
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
In 1733, Resolved Waterman Jr., a great-grandson of Roger Williams built a tavern to attract business from travelers on this former turnpike road. In 1822 a new owner constructed the present building, the Smithfield Exchange Bank, as an ell attached onto the back of the main tavern building. Another western ell was built onto the tavern, and the two were connected by a cobblestone courtyard. The bank originally provided services to farmers and small businesses throughout northwestern Rhode Island. In 1845 William Winsor became cashier of the institution.

Source: (visit link)
Street address:
599 Putnam Pike
Smithfield , RI

County / Borough / Parish: Providence

Year listed: 2006

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824

Historic function: Commerce/Trade

Current function: Vacant/Not In Use

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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