• Replica of Roger Williams' compass

    Roger Williams

    National Memorial Rhode Island


Roger Williams and Family

Roger Williams
Learn more about Roger Williams the man and his role in history

Did You Know?

Roger Williams

Did you know Rhode Island was the last colony to sign the constitution? Rhode Island refused to sign until the Bill of Rights that held the First Amendment was implemented. Both Thomas Jefferson and John Adams recognized Roger Williams as conceiving the original concept for the amendment. More...