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The purpose of this category is to seek out and document historical markers and plaques with text describing an historical event or place within the U.S. state of Rhode Island.
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Rhode Island Historical MarkersHouse of Roger Williams Marker - Providence, RI

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This simple plaque set above the 2nd floor of a stone building states that a few rods east was the location of the house of Roger Williams, founder of Providence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/19/2012

last visited: 6/24/2021

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In the gardens at Roger Williams National Memorial in Providence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: 5/19/2013

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This historical marker for the Snowtown Riot of 1831 is located at the north end of the park, known as the Roger Williams National Memorial in Providence, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 5/30/2013

last visited: 6/24/2021

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersRoger Williams Founded Providence Here - Providence, Rhode Island

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A two-sided monument with cast bronze plaques denotes the place where Roger Williams founded Providence, Rhode Island, in 1636.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/28/2021

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersThe Arcade - Providence, RI

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The Arcade, is a historic shopping center in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. Built in 1828, it is notable as the first enclosed shopping mall in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: 7/11/2022

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersProvidence - Water Street - Providence, Rhode Island

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Part of the Rhode Island Afro-American Heritage Trail, a Rhode Island Black Heritage Society marker on S. Water St. in Providence, notes the seaport site's historical connection to 18th century slave trade and 20th century Cape Verdean immigration.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/18/2022

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersThe Free Ground at North Burial Ground - Providence, Rhode Island

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Near the central western side of North Burial Ground in Providence, Rhode Island, is a plot of several acres designated "The Free Ground". It the final, segregated resting place for thousands of people in unmarked graves.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 5/2/2022

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersPotter's Field at North Burial Ground - Providence, Rhode Island

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A narrative marker stands at the entry to Potter's Field at North Burial Ground in Providence, Rhode Island, which is at the northwest corner of the main cemetery. Since 1960, the space has been reserved for free burials.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/1/2022

last visited: never

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City Stadium, now known as Conley Stadium, in Providence, RI, hosted the first home game of the Boston Patriots football team in 1960. Founded in 1959, the team played around the area until settling in Foxboro, MA in 1971 as the New England Patriots.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/18/2022

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersSeal House - Roger Williams Park - Providence, Rhode Island

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This historical marker describes the Seal House at Roger Williams Park in Providence, Rhode Island. Built in 1938 as a WPA project, it was home to sea lions and contained a heated pool for the animals.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 10/21/2021

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersPawtucket Falls - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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Marker giving brief history of the Pawtucket Falls and the role it played in the industrial development of Pawtucket. The marker is located near the Main Street Bridge across the Blackstone River.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 10/3/2011

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersBlackstone River - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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Marker giving a brief history of the role which the Blackstone River played in the industrial development of the United States. The marker is located near the Main Street bridge and the Pawtucket Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 10/3/2011

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersFighting for River Frontage - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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An historical marker with information about waterpowered mills in the 1880's is located on Broadway in Pawtucket and overlooks the Blackstone River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 12/15/2018

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersWater Works/Birthplace of American Manufacturing - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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This pair of Rhode Island Historical Markers is near the south side of the Wilkinson Mill on Roosevelt Avenue in Pawtucket.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/29/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersA Family Business/Harnessing the Power of the Blackstone River - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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This pair of Rhode Island Historical Markers is located along the west bank of the Blackstone River near Slater Mill - the yellow building seen in the photo gallery - in Pawtucket.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/29/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersMilling Machines - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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This Rhode Island Historical Marker describes mill owner and inventor, David Wilkinson, and his contribution to revolutionize manufacturing. It is east of the Wilkinson Mill which is on Roosevelt Avenue in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/29/2019

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersThe Wilkinson Mill - Pawtucket, RI

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A historical sign about the Wilkinson Mill is located on the grounds of the Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/26/2009

last visited: 8/31/2012

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersWilkinson Mill - Pawtucket, RI

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This historical marker is located at the entrance to the Wilkinson Mill, which is one of the structures located at the Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/26/2009

last visited: 8/31/2012

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersThe Old Slater Mill - Pawtucket, RI

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This historical marker is located at the Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/8/2009

last visited: 8/31/2012

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersSylvanus Brown House - Pawtucket, RI

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The Sylvanus Brown House is part of the Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/26/2009

last visited: 6/20/2022

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersBlackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor - Pawtucket, RI

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An sign about the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor is located at the Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/26/2009

last visited: 8/31/2012

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersSlater Mill Historic Site - Pawtucket, RI

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The Slater Mill Historic Site is located on the Blackstone River in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/26/2009

last visited: 8/31/2012

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersRiver and Fields at Pawtucket - Pawtucket, RI

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This old marker is nearly hidden at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and Exchange Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/4/2010

last visited: 9/6/2012

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersElizabeth Buffum Chace - Central Falls, Rhode Island

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Elizabeth Buffum Chace (1806-1899) and her former Broad Street home are noted on an historical marker in Central Falls, Rhode Island. A civil rights leader and abolitionist, she was inducted to the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame in 2002.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 5/29/2022

last visited: never

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Rhode Island Historical MarkersPreserving Warwick's Heritage - Celebrating Its History - Gaspee - Warwick, Rhode Island

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Fed up with on-going harassment from a British commander in 1772, locals burned his ship. Named for the ill-fated vessel, H.M.S. Gaspee, the affair was one of the earliest acts of rebellion in the colonies and is celebrated annually.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 10/11/2021

last visited: never

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