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The Original Water Supply

 
 
The Original Water Supply Left Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 5, 2012
1. The Original Water Supply Left Marker
Inscription.
Left Plaque
The Spring on this lot was the original water supply around which Roger Williams gathered the first settlers was in 1721 by reservation in the deed from the Proprietors of Providence made accessible to the townspeople forever

Right Plaque
This plot of ground was in 1931 given to the city of Providence by J-Jerome Hahn in memory of his father Issac Hahn the first citizen of Jewish faith to be elected to office by the voters of Providence
 
Location. 41° 49.836′ N, 71° 24.625′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on North Main Street (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling north. 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 Shelter for Persons Distressed (a few steps from this marker); A Howling Wilderness (within shouting distance of this marker); Gabriel Bernon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Century to Statehood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Thoroughfare Town (about 300 feet away); Snow Town Riot 1831

The Original Water Supply Right Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 5, 2012
2. The Original Water Supply Right Marker
(about 300 feet away); A Changing Nation (about 400 feet away); Gone From Hence (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Providence.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
The Original Water Supply Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 5, 2012
3. The Original Water Supply Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 2 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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