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The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church

 
 
The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
1. The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church Marker
Inscription.  This historic congregation was a leader in the anti-slavery movement. Emancipation day celebration and served as a station on the underground railroad
 
Erected by The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society series list.
 
Location. 41° 48.421′ N, 71° 25.013′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Chester Ave, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located right inside the doorway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 Chester Avenue, Providence RI 02906, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Prince Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas A. Doyle (approx. 0.9 miles away); Beneficent Congregational Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Repentance for Slavery
The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
2. The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church Marker
Marker is on right hand side right in the entrance way
(approx. 0.9 miles away); First Universalist Church (approx. one mile away); Providence River Bridge (approx. one mile away); Providence River Park (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
3. The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church
 
 
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 439 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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