Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
First Baptist Church
Erected by The Rhode Island Black heritage Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1819.
Location. 41° 49.651′ N, 71° 24.507′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker can be reached from Thomas Street. Marker is on the left side of the main church entrance in a small garden. 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. First Baptist Church in America 375th Anniversary (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The First Baptist Church (a few steps from this marker); Fleur-De-Lys Studio (a few steps from this marker); First Town House of Providence (within shouting distance of Steeple Street Complex (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Providence Marine Corps of Artillery (about 300 feet away); The Boys of Adams' Battery "G" (about 300 feet away); State Arsenal 20th Century Wars Memorial (about 400 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 July 23, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.