Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Burning of British Taxed Tea
Erected 1894 by Rhode Island Societies of Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Sons of the American Revolution series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is March 2, 1775.
Location. 41° 49.551′ N, 71° 24.489′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 44) and College Street, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street. 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 Grand Lodge of Rhode Island (here, next to this marker); The Hurricane of September 21st 1938 (within shouting distance of this marker); Around the Corner from Market Square The History of The Weybosset Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Rhode Island Korean Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Giovanni Da Verrazzano (about 300 feet away); Across the River from Market Square (about 300 feet 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 13, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 22, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2. submitted on June 13, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.