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

First Town House of Providence

 
 
First Town House of Providence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
1. First Town House of Providence Marker
Inscription.  On this lot stood the first town house of Providence here from time to time Roger Williams presided over freemen from 1644-1647
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 49.608′ N, 71° 24.507′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 44), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church in America 375th Anniversary (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Providence Preservation Organizations (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Baptist Meetinghouse (about 300 feet away); World War I Monument (about 300 feet away); Fleur-De-Lys Studio
First Town House of Providence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
2. First Town House of Providence Marker
(about 300 feet away); Washington Street (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
 
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 482 times since then and 23 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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