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

Washington St.

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 26, 2013
1. Washington St. Marker
Inscription.  Washington St. so called since 1835. In colonial days, known as Ferry Lane; later, as King St. On the corner opposite stood Burr’s Tavern, which in Revolutionary times played host to Washington; Jefferson, De Lafayette, De Castellux, Putnam and others.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 41° 43.722′ N, 71° 16.938′ W. Marker is in Warren, Rhode Island, in Bristol County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street. Mounted on pole near bank. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 521 Main St, Warren RI 02885, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Middle Passage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burr's Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Miles (Myles) Bridge (approx. 3 miles away in Massachusetts); Site of Jonathan Barney - Mason Barney Shipyard (approx. 3 miles away in Massachusetts); Myles Garrison House Site
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By Don Morfe, May 26, 2013
2. Washington St. Marker
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(approx. 3.1 miles away in Massachusetts); In the Miery Swamp (approx. 4.4 miles away); Crescent Park Looff Carousel (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warren.
 
Washington St. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 26, 2013
3. Washington St. Marker
Warren Town Hall, Incorporated 1747, located across the street from the Washington St marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 569 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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