Origin of Usquepaug

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Origin of Usquepaug. — Usquepaug, or more correctly Usquebaug, is an Irish word signifying, “water of life.” This name no doubt was bestowed upon the place by some of the early settlers who came from Ireland.

SOURCE:  Page(s): 11; The Narragansett, Volume 1. July, 1882  Number 1

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