Roger Williams National Memorial


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Roger Williams National Memorial:

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Roger Williams National Memorial

Address:282 N Main St
Providence, RI 02903

Phone:401-521-7266
Fax:401-521-7239
Web: www.nps.gov/rowi/
Size: 4.5 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 22, 1965.
Location:In the College Hill Historic District of Providence, Rhode Island.
Facilities:Rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit.
Activities:Walking tours and ranger-guided programs.
Special Features:This memorial is a landscaped urban park on the site of the founding of Providence by Roger Williams in 1636. Williams guaranteed religious freedom to all faiths and this colony served as a refuge where all could come to worship as their conscience dictated without interference from the state.

See other parks in Rhode Island.
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Today, Roger Williams' life and ideas are celebrated at the Roger Williams National Memorial, housed in a small 18th-century farmhouse--built long after the preacher died--in downtown Providence.
Jennifer Gonsalves of New Bedford has been hired as the full-time site manager at the Roger Williams National Memorial, and Bill Maurer is the new administrative officer for both the Blackstone Heritage Corridor and the Roger Williams Memorial.
Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission and superintendent of the Roger Williams National Memorial, announced recently that several new employees will join the offices in Woonsocket and downtown Providence.
We are very pleased to welcome Jennifer Gonsalves to Roger Williams National Memorial," Mr.