Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
John Brown House
Erected by The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.
Location. 41° 49.375′ N, 71° 24.198′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Powers Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 52 Powers Street, Providence RI 02906, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. HMS Gaspee (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Providence (Water Street) (about 800 feet away); Horace Mann (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stephan Hopkins (approx. 0.2 miles away); University Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Rhode Island Irish Famine Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); The Brown Bear (approx. ¼ mile away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
Also see . . .
1. John Brown. Brown University was named after John Brown (Submitted on June 5, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
2. HABS record for the John Brown House. Includes historical information (Submitted on June 12, 2012.)
Categories. • African Americans • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 580 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 5, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. 5. submitted on June 12, 2012. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.