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East Greenwich in Kent County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Marlborough Street Chapel

 
 
The Marlborough Street Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, August 2012
1. The Marlborough Street Chapel Marker
Inscription. Built in 1872 by William Northup on the former site of Scalloptown. This chapel was the first fully integrated congregation in East Greenwich.
 
Erected by The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society.
 
Location. 41° 39.59′ N, 71° 26.934′ W. Marker is in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, in Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of Marlborough Street and Long Street, on the left when traveling south on Marlborough Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Greenwich RI 02818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. June 12, 1775 ( approx. 0.2 miles away); General James Mitchell Varnum Home ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Kentish Guards Drill Field ( approx. 0.2 miles away); The Nathanael Greene Homestead Cemetery ( approx. 5.4 miles away); Roger Williams ( approx. 5.4 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial ( approx. 5.4 miles away); Nathanael Greene Memorial ( approx. 5.5 miles away); Nathanael Greene ( approx. 5.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Greenwich.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
The Marlborough Street Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons
2. The Marlborough Street Chapel
Marker is on right side of the chapel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on August 13, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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