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The Site of Hardscrabble Riot 1824

 
 
The Site of Hardscrabble Riot 1824 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
1. The Site of Hardscrabble Riot 1824 Marker
Inscription.  The site of Addison Hollow where the first nineteenth century blacks purchased property and the site of the first major riot
 
Erected by The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsNotable EventsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society series list.
 
Location. 41° 49.941′ N, 71° 24.665′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on North Main Street (Rhode Island Route 1), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 Constitution Hill, 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. Witness to History (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Snowtown Riot 1831 (about 400 feet away); A Place for Your Ideas (about 400 feet away); Seasonal Gathering (about 500 feet away); Gabriel Bernon
The Site of Hardscrabble Riot 1824 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
2. The Site of Hardscrabble Riot 1824 Marker
(about 500 feet away); The Wellspring of Providence (about 700 feet away); The Original Water Supply (about 700 feet away); A Shelter for Persons Distressed (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
Also see . . .  Hard Scrabble/Snow Town. (Submitted on June 9, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 739 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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