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

College Hill Historic District

 
 
College Hill Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
1. College Hill Historic District Marker
Inscription.  
Has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States
US Department of Interior
National Park Service
1971


 
Erected 1971.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 41° 49.747′ N, 71° 24.51′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Benefit Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02906, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Court and State House (a few steps from this marker); The Meeting Street School (within shouting distance of this marker); State Arsenal 20th Century Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Boys of Adams' Battery "G"
College Hill Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
2. College Hill Historic District Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Providence Marine Corps of Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Shakespeare's Head (within shouting distance of this marker); Sissieretta Jones (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Prophet of Religious Freedom (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
Also see . . .  College Hill. (Submitted on June 9, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
 
College Hill Historic District image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, 2011
3. College Hill Historic District
A look down Benefit Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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