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

Congdon Street Baptist Church

 
 
Congdon Street Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
1. Congdon Street Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1874 as the second meeting house and a place of worship for the 19th century Afro-American community
 
Erected by The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society series list.
 
Location. 41° 49.688′ N, 71° 24.397′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Congdon Street, on the right when traveling north. 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. Sissieretta Jones (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Providence Marine Corps of Artillery (about 500 feet away); The Boys of Adams' Battery "G" (about 500 feet away); State Arsenal 20th Century Wars Memorial (about 500 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); First Baptist Church in America 375th Anniversary
Congdon Street Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
2. Congdon Street Baptist Church
(about 600 feet away); a different marker also named The First Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); Fleur-De-Lys Studio (about 600 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 442 times since then and 20 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.
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