Oakland, Rhode Island

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Oakland Historic District
OaklandRI MillRuin.jpg
What's left of the mill in Oakland
Location Burrillville, Rhode Island
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Shingle Style
Governing body U.S. POSTAL SERVICE
NRHP Reference # 87001359[1]
Added to NRHP September 9, 1987

Oakland is a village in Burrillville, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States formerly home to various manufacturers in the 19th century. It is wholly or partly included in the Oakland Historic District, a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Students in this district attend Burrillville Middle and High School. Oakland is a small, yet beautiful community hidden in the top left corner of Rhode Island. Oakland offers many woodland areas and rivers. The small town relies on volunteer firefighters. Each day a town whistle sounds from the Oakland-Mapleville Fire Department at five-o'clock pm, as well as each time fire personnel is in need. Many historic mills are scattered throughout the town, as well as mill-style neighborhoods.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 

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Coordinates: 41°57′26″N 71°38′52″W / 41.95722°N 71.64778°W / 41.95722; -71.64778