Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Providence (Water Street)
Erected by The Rhode Island Black heritage Society.
Location. 41° 49.309′ N, 71° 24.338′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on South Water Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. HMS Gaspee (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Brown House (about 800 feet away); Rhode Island Irish Famine Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stephan Hopkins (approx. ¼ mile away); Horace Mann (approx. ¼ mile away); The Arcade (approx. ¼ mile away); Giovanni Da Verrazzano (approx. ¼ mile away); World War I Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
Also see . . . Cape Verdean American. (Submitted on June 22, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 458 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.