Roger Williams

Roger Williams (HM1HV3)

Location: North Kingstown, RI 02852 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 34.95', W 71° 27.567'

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In 1637 near this spot, ROGER WILLIAMS set up a trading post where he dwelt for many years, trading and treating with the Narragansett Indians. His dealings so completely won and held the friendliness of the powerful Narragansett sachems that for more than a generation the white settlements of Rhode Island were spared to become a flourishing State.
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HM NumberHM1HV3
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Year Placed1934
Placed ByNorth Kingstown Committee of the Rhode Island and Providence Plantations Tricentennial Committee
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Date Added Sunday, November 16th, 2014 at 9:04pm PST -08:00
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Photo Credits: [1] JODI GRINNELL   
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 294980 N 4606344
Decimal Degrees41.58250000, -71.45945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 34.95', W 71° 27.567'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 34' 57" N, 71° 27' 34.02" W
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Area Code(s)401
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7930 Post Rd, North Kingstown RI 02852, US
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I Saw The Marker

This marker is located adjacent sly across from Smith's Castle, on the entrance to the Richard Smith Grove, an easier landmark to keep your eyes peeled for!

Mar 7, 2016 at 9:03pm PST by jodigrinnell

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