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

The Hurricane and Flood of September 21, 1938

 
 
The Hurricane and Flood of September 21, 1938 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 19, 2020
1. The Hurricane and Flood of September 21, 1938 Marker
Inscription.  During the hurricane and flood of September 21, 1938 the waters rose to this level
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters.
 
Location. 41° 49.453′ N, 71° 24.9′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Fountain Street (U.S. 1) just south of Union Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 Fountain St, Providence RI 02903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fountain Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephanie and Ashley (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major Henry Harrison Young (about 500 feet away); Annye (about 500 feet away); Union Station (about 700 feet away); Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about 700 feet away); Styles (about 700 feet away); Providence Harbor History (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
The Hurricane and Flood of September 21, 1938 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 19, 2020
2. The Hurricane and Flood of September 21, 1938 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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