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Roger Williams National Memorial, RI

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Roger Williams National Memorial commemorates the life of the founder of Rhode Island and a champion of the ideal of religious freedom. Williams, banished from Massachusetts for his beliefs, founded Providence...[more]

Speaker's Corner
Speaker's Corner

In keeping with Roger Williams' tradition of promoting 1st Amendment rights, the Memorial now has a Speaker's Corner where people can come to share, and air, their views.

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Compass, sundial
Compass, sundial

Replica of Roger Williams' compass and sundial

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Sign
Sign

The Roger Williams National Memorial is located in downtown Providence, RI.

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Event
Event

The Roger Williams National Memorial hosts many special events in the park throughout the year.

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Sparkle at VC desk
Sparkle at VC desk

The Visitor Center is open daily, and park staff are always ready to greet you and answer your quesitons.

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Artist's rendidtion of Providence c. 1650
Artist's rendidtion of Providence c. 1650

A detail from an artist's rendition of what Providence would have looked like in 1650.

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Roger Williams National Memorial

Address

Roger Williams National Memorial
282 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
Email:John_McNiff@nps.gov

Directions

Roger Williams National Memorial is located at 282 North Main Street in Providence's College Hill Historic District.

From Interstate 95 North, take Exit 23 - State Offices. Take a left at the light to the bottom of Orms Street. At light, right onto Charles Street; continue straight through one light, then quick left into memorial parking lot.

From Interstate 95 South, take Exit 23 - Charles Street. Take first left onto Ashburton Street and continue straight through three lights. After the third light, take a quick left into the memorial parking lot.
 

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