Liberty of Conscience
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 in 1636. This colony served as a refuge where all could come to worship as their conscience dictated without interference from the state.Read More
Did You Know?
Did you know that Roger Williams and his wife Mary had six children and 25 grandchildren? This means that, today, there are thousands of Roger Williams descendents throughout the world? Maybe Roger was your ancestor! More...