Father of American public education, Statesman, reformer, and advocate for the abolition of slavery
Location. 41° 49.509′ N, 71° 24.252′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is at the intersection of George St. and Magee St., on the right when traveling east on George St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02906, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. University Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brown University Slave Trade Memorial (about 500 feet away); Hope College (about 600 feet away); Stephan Hopkins (about 600 feet away); The Brown Bear (about 700 feet away); HMS Gaspee (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Brown House (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • Education • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 366 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.