Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
A Shelter for Persons Distressed
Location. 41° 49.833′ N, 71° 24.637′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on North Main Street, in the median. Touch for map. The Marker is located in the Roger Williams National Memorial. 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 Wellspring of Providence (here, next to this marker); The Original Water Supply (a few steps from this marker); A Howling Wilderness (within shouting distance of this marker); Gabriel Bernon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Century to Statehood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Thoroughfare Town (about 300 feet away); Witness to History (about 300 feet away); Snow Town Riot 1831 (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
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 423 times since then and 2 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.