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

First Town House of Providence

 
 
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By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
1. First Town House of Providence Marker
Inscription. On this lot stood the first town house of Providence here from time to time Roger Williams presided over freemen from 1644-1647
 
Location. 41° 49.608′ N, 71° 24.507′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 44), on the right 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. The First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleur-De-Lys Studio (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burning of British Taxed Tea (about 400 feet away); The Grand Lodge of Rhode Island (about 400 feet away); Steeple Street Complex (about 400 feet away); The Hurricane of September 21st 1938 (about 400 feet away); Around the Corner from Market Square (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
First Town House of Providence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
2. First Town House of Providence 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 409 times since then and 43 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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