East Greenwich is centrally located in the state of Rhode Island on the western shore of the Narragansett Bay.
Established in the 1600s, East Greenwich is the eighth oldest town in Rhode Island. Rich with history, the land was originally owned by the Pequot Indians.
In 1644, the land was acquired by King Charles II.
In 1677, the General Assembly legally established East Greenwich and the town was named after Greenwich County of Kent, England.
Today, with numerous historical landmarks, East Greenwich continues to be proud of its history.
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