A Thoroughfare Town
Williams was fluent in the Narragansett language and often acted as mediator between colonists and natives. His Key Into the Language of America was a collection of phrases, poems and cultural observations on native life.
Location. 41° 49.885′ N, 71° 24.643′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02903, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Witness to History (here, next to this marker); The Century to Statehood (a few steps from this marker); A Place for Your Ideas (a few steps from this marker); Snow Town Riot 1831
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.