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

Court and State House

 
 
Court and State House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
1. Court and State House Marker
Inscription.  This edifice of which the older portion was begun in the year of Our Lord 1760 and first occupied in 1762 was used as Court and State House by the Colony and State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations until the year 1900
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 41° 49.744′ N, 71° 24.515′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on South Court Street, on the right when traveling west. 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. College Hill Historic District (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); Shakespeare's Head (within shouting distance of this marker); The Boys of Adams' Battery "G" (within shouting distance of this marker); Providence Marine Corps of Artillery
Court and State House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
2. Court and State House Marker
(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.
 
Front of Court and State House image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 11, 2012
3. Front of Court and State House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.   3. submitted on June 12, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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