Robbinston

Quick Facts

County:  Washington

Selectmen:  Tom Moholland, John Stanhope, and Kevin Murray

Population:  574

School:  Robinston Grade School

 

Incorporated in 1811, Robbinston was historically a town of shipbuilders.  They turned to potatoes and fishing with the arrival of steam-power.  The waters around Robbinston are rich in trout and salmon along with pickerel and perch.

 

Robbinston was also the last stop on the Underground Railroad.  One of the houses part of this systems still stands and is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Another member of this list is the Redclyffe Shore Motel.

 

Information courtesy of Wikipedia and Town of Robbinston.

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