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Gone From Hence

 
 
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By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
1. Gone From Hence Marker
Inscription. Roger Williams died in Providence early in 1683, and was buried with a simple ceremony behind his home, near today's intersection of Benefit St. and Bowen St. Remains at the site were exhumed in 1860 and removed to the Old North Burying Ground. In 1939 they were placed beneath the granite statue of Williams on Prospect Terrace, overlooking the city which he founded.
 
Location. 41° 49.749′ N, 71° 24.641′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Canal Street (U.S. 44), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Changing Nation (within shouting distance of this marker); A Howling Wilderness (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lady Carrington and The Blackstone Canal (about 400 feet away); The Meeting Street School (about 500 feet away); A Shelter for Persons Distressed (about 500 feet away); The Original Water Supply (about 500 feet away); Shakespeare's Head (about 500 feet away); Court and State House (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Providence.
 
Also see . . .  Tree root that ate Roger Williams. A
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By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
2. Gone From Hence Marker
unique story related to Roger Williams remains (Submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
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By Bryan Simmons, 2011
3. Gone From Hence Marker
This is the Tomb
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 422 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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