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

Stephan Hopkins

1707 - 1785

 

—Merchant and Ship Builder —

 
Stephan Hopkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 5, 2012
1. Stephan Hopkins Marker
Inscription.
Ten times Governor of Rhode Island
Chief Justice of the Superior Court
Chancellor of Brown University
Member of the Colonial Congress
Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Lived in this house 1743-1785
Washington was here a guest April 6, 1776
This building erected
at the corner of South Main St. about 1743
was removed to its
present site in 1927

 
Erected 1908 by The State of Rhode Island.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 41° 49.514′ N, 71° 24.386′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is at the intersection of Hopkins Street and Benefit Street, on the right when traveling east on Hopkins Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 Hopkins Street, Providence RI 02906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rhode Island Korean Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Giovanni Da Verrazzano (about 400 feet away); The Grand Lodge of Rhode Island
Stephan Hopkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons
2. Stephan Hopkins Marker
The lower marker is the National Historic Landmark Plaque
(about 500 feet away); Burning of British Taxed Tea (about 500 feet away); The History of The Weybosset Bridge (about 500 feet away); The Hurricane of September 21st 1938 (about 600 feet away); Horace Mann (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Stephan Hopkins. (Submitted on June 5, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
2. National Park Service - Biographical Sketches. (Submitted on June 12, 2012.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Registered National Historic Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons
3. Registered National Historic Landmark Plaque
Stephan Hopkins House image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 5, 2012
4. Stephan Hopkins House
Stephan Hopkins image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia Photo
5. Stephan Hopkins
 
 
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 473 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 5, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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