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5 monthes ago   |   By Urban Sketchers

From my Ancestry & Immigration Series:
The Lonsdale Company (1831 - 1946) built this big red brick house in 1888. It is identical to the one next to it, and to the others running up Blackstone Street in Cumberland, Rhode Island. This was a row of “Overseers” houses, built for executives of the Londale Company which ran a group of big mills along the Blackstone River. Behind these houses is a row of similar but smaller houses for laborers. Down the street is an entire neighborhood of small workers houses - all identical, and all in neat rows. They are all part of Lonsdale Village which...
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