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The First Official Residence of the President of Brown University

 
 
The First Official Residence of the President of Brown University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 19, 2020
1. The First Official Residence of the President of Brown University Marker
Inscription.  
1770 - 1840
Near this location
was the first
official residence
of the
President of
Brown University

 
Erected by Louise Harris, class of 1926.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1770.
 
Location. 41° 49.602′ N, 71° 24.275′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker can be reached from Prospect Street just south of Waterman Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1872 Prospect St, Providence RI 02912, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brown University Slave Trade Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hope College (within shouting distance of this marker); University Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brown Bear (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Horace Mann (about 600 feet away); Stephen Hopkins (about 700 feet away); Congdon Street Baptist Church
The First Official Residence of the President of Brown University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 19, 2020
2. The First Official Residence of the President of Brown University Marker
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(about 800 feet away); Rochambeau's Army in Rhode Island (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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