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

The Site of Hardscrabble Riot 1824

 
 
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By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
1. The Site of Hardscrabble Riot 1824 Marker
Inscription. The site of Addison Hollow where the first nineteenth century blacks purchased property and the site of the first major riot
 
Erected by The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.
 
Location. 41° 49.941′ N, 71° 24.665′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on North Main Street (Rhode Island Route 1), in the median. 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. A Thoroughfare Town (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Snow Town Riot 1831 (about 400 feet away); The Century to Statehood (about 400 feet away); Gabriel Bernon (about 500 feet away); The Original Water Supply (about 700 feet away); A Shelter for Persons Distressed (about 700 feet away); A Howling Wilderness (about 800 feet away); A Changing Nation (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
Also see . . .  Hard Scrabble/Snow Town. (Submitted on June 9, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
 
Categories. African Americans
 
The Site of Hardscrabble Riot 1824 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
2. The Site of Hardscrabble Riot 1824 Marker
 
 
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 593 times since then and 31 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.
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