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The Former Narragansett Brewery, Cranston RI

Posted by Don Manley on

The Narragansett Brewing Company was established in Cranston, Rhode Island by a group of German American descendants. They opened the brewery in 1890 with an initial investment of $150,000. The company was incorporated on April 8, 1891. Click here to view a Narragansett Brewery restaurant menu from the 1930s on our products page. The brewery originally produced lager and porter as well as artificial ice. By the 20th century, 25 tons of ice were being delivered to over 1,500 customers.  Below is an early postcard from the Narragansett Brewing Company. According to the Arcadia Publishing book; "Narragansett Brewing Company," written...

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