Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Rhode Island State House
Inscription near the dome
Location. 41° 49.87′ N, 71° 24.894′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Smith Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 90 Smith Street, Providence RI 02904, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Snow Town Riot 1831 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Century to Statehood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Witness to History (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Site of Hardscrabble Riot 1824 (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Thoroughfare Town (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gabriel Bernon (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Shelter for Persons Distressed (approx. ¼ mile away); The Wellspring of Providence (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
Regarding Rhode Island State House. State Capitol
Designed by McKim, Mead and White in 1891-92 of white Georgian marble. Considered to have the fourth largest self-supported marble dome in the world. (The other three are St Peter's Basilica, the Minnesota State Capitol and the Taj Mahal). Important architectural landmark. Building contains
Also see . . . Rhode Island State House - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 26, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 23, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 366 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 23, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.