Father of American public education, Statesman, reformer, and advocate for the abolition of slavery
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • Education • Government & Politics.
Location. 41° 49.509′ N, 71° 24.252′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is at the intersection of George St. and Magee St., on the right when traveling east on George St.. 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. University Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brown University Slave Trade Memorial (about 500 feet away); Hope College (about 600 feet away); Stephan Hopkins (about 600 feet away); The Brown Bear (about 700 feet away); HMS Gaspee (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Brown House (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles 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 September 5, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.