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

The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church

 
 
The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
1. The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church Marker
Inscription. This historic congregation was a leader in the anti-slavery movement. Emancipation day celebration and served as a station on the underground railroad
 
Erected by The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.
 
Location. 41° 48.421′ N, 71° 25.013′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Chester Ave, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located right inside the doorway. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 Chester Avenue, Providence RI 02906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Prince Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas A. Doyle (approx. 0.9 miles away); Beneficent Congregational Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Repentance for Slavery (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Professional Theater (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Fox Point Hurricane Barrier/A Second Life for the Hurricane Barrier (approx. 1.1 miles away); Colonial Wharf at South Water Street: 1910-1942 /Fox Point and the Night Boat Era 1822-1932 (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
2. The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church Marker
Marker is on right hand side right in the entrance way
The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
3. The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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