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Block Island in Washington County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Fresh Pond

Elevation 78 Ft.

 

1661

 
Fresh Pond Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Rich Pfingsten, October 10, 2008
1. Fresh Pond Marker
Inscription.
Here original settlers
lived in caves and shelters.
Site of first church 1772
Pastors
Oliver Dodge, Trustrum Dodge
Nearby site of first
school house, windmill, pound,
precious spring.
Indian burying hill

 
Erected 1942 by Block Island Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 9.786′ N, 71° 34.77′ W. Marker is in Block Island, Rhode Island, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Lakeside Dr. and Old Center Rd. on Lakeside Dr.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Block Island RI 02807, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mohegan Bluffs (approx. 1.5 miles away); The S.S. Black Point (approx. 14.6 miles away); Point Judith Light House (approx. 14.6 miles away); General Joseph Stanton Monument (approx. 15 miles away); Samuel Ward Birthplace Site (approx. 15.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Fresh Pond Photo, Click for full size
By Rich Pfingsten, October 10, 2008
2. Fresh Pond
Fresh Pond Preserve Photo, Click for full size
By Rich Pfingsten, October 10, 2008
3. Fresh Pond Preserve
 
 
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