Ashaway in Washington County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Seventh Day Baptist Minister's Monument
1680 - 1899
This Monument is a Memorial to the early Pastors of the Second Seventh-day Baptist Church in America, whose remains lie buried within the enclosing circle. They were stalwart men and sound preachers. They "fought the good fight" and "kept the faith." Upon this spot stood the house of worship from 1680 to 1852.
(on the west side the following)
Thomas Hiscox, 1686-1773.
John Burdick, 1732-1802.
Joseph Maxson, 1672-1750.
Abram Coon, 1763-1813.
Matthew Stillman, 1770-1838.
Daniel Coon, 1792-1858.
(on the east side the following)
Joseph Clark, 1670-1719.
John Maxson, 1638-1720.
John Maxson Jr., 1666-1747.
Thomas Clark, 1686-1767.
Joshau Clark, 1717-1793.
(on the south side the following)
William L. Burdick, 1864-1952.
Everett T. Harris, 1904-1982.
Erected 1899 by Seventh-day Baptist Churches of Hopkinton & Westerly Rhode Island.
Location. 41° 24.043′ N, 71° 47.88′ W. Touch for map. The Marker is located within the First Hopkinton Cemetery grounds on a hill running along North side of Chase Hill Road - it is the largest monument in the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Ashaway RI 02804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 7th Day Baptist Churches of Hopkinton and Westerly (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Seventh Day Baptist Church of Hopkinton (approx. 1.3 miles away); Spanish American War Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); Westerly Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Bridge over Pawcatuck River (approx. 2.4 miles away); Pawcatuck River (approx. 2.4 miles away); Pawcatuck Bridge (approx. 2.4 miles away in Connecticut); Westerly – Pawcatuck War Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashaway.
More about this marker. This monument was quarried from Westerly Granite and finished in Niantic, (now Bradford) Rhode Island - by George Hutchings, a local granite dealer at that period of time (1890s).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2010, by Dwight C. Brown Jr. of Bradford, Rhode Island. This page has been viewed 1,972 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 15, 2010, by Dwight C. Brown Jr. of Bradford, Rhode Island. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.