Glocester Town Pound - Glocester RI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie
N 41° 53.797 W 071° 40.138
19T E 278596 N 4641742
Quick Description: The Glocester Town Pound is a historic site on Pound Road and Chopmist Hill Road in Glocester, Rhode Island.
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Date Posted: 3/8/2009 9:28:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM5ZWQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 7

Long Description:
The stone pound was built in 1748 to confine stray livestock and is allegedly the oldest extant pound in America. It was added to the National Historic Register in 1970.
Street address:
Pound Road and Chopmist Hill Road
Glocester, RI

County / Borough / Parish: Providence

Year listed: 1970

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

Periods of significance: 1700-1749

Historic function: Agriculture/Subsistence

Current function: Vacant/Not In Use

Season start / Season finish: From: 1/1/2009 To: 12/31/2009

Hours of operation: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Privately owned?: Not Listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please give the date and brief account of your visit. Include any additional observations or information that you may have, particularly about the current condition of the site. Additional photos are highly encouraged, but not mandatory.
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
Roscoe45 visited Glocester Town Pound - Glocester RI 4/25/2010 Roscoe45 visited it
Peter and Gloria visited Glocester Town Pound - Glocester RI 9/15/2009 Peter and Gloria visited it
nomadwillie visited Glocester Town Pound - Glocester RI 3/8/2009 nomadwillie visited it

View all visits/logs