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First Baptist Church in America 375th Anniversary

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2018
1. First Baptist Church in America 375th Anniversary Marker
Inscription.

This memorial plaque is presented
by the
American Baptist Churches USA
to
First Baptist Church in America
Providence, Rhode Island
On the Occasion of its 375th Anniversary
1638 - 2013

Who from its founding by Roger Williams,
the Baptist apostle of Freedom,
has served as a beacon for religious
liberty throughout the world.

Dr. Ruth Clark President
Rev. Dr. A. Roy Medley General Secretary


 
Erected 2013 by American Baptist Churches USA.
 
Location. 41° 49.648′ N, 71° 24.509′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 North Main Street, Providence RI 02903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The First Baptist Church (a few steps from this marker); Fleur-De-Lys Studio (within shouting distance of this marker); First Town House of Providence
First Baptist Church in America 375th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2018
2. First Baptist Church in America 375th Anniversary Marker
Bottom marker to left of church entrance
(within shouting distance of this marker); Steeple Street Complex (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Providence Marine Corps of Artillery (about 400 feet away); The Boys of Adams' Battery "G" (about 400 feet away); State Arsenal 20th Century Wars Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
Also see . . .
1. First Baptist Church in America History. (Submitted on August 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Roger Williams Bio at Roger Williams National Memorial. (Submitted on August 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Roger Williams ... A Brief Biography. (Submitted on August 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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First Baptist Church in America image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2018
3. First Baptist Church in America
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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