Usquepaug, Rhode Island
Usquepaug (or "Usquepaugh") is a village in the towns of Richmond and South Kingstown in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States, along the Usquepaug River and near the Usquepaug Road Historic District.
The village is home to Kenyon Corn Meal Company, a grist mill founded in the late 17th century, and currently located in a building constructed in 1886. The white corn meal is used in a traditional Rhode Island food, johnny cakes and the annual Johnny Cake Festival is held in Usquepaug.
Corn over the grinding stone in Kenyon's johnnycake flour mill in Usquepaugh, RI, (near Kingston) 1940
- http://www.johnnycakefestival.com/johnny_cakes.html (accessed December 4, 2012)
- kenyonsgristmill.com "History" (accessed November 6, 2008)
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