• Replica of Roger Williams' compass

    Roger Williams

    National Memorial Rhode Island

Roger Williams Park Tour

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Roger Williams

Roger Williams was over seventy years of age when he rowed the twenty-five miles from Providence to the Newport Colony in order to debate with the Quakers. After 3 days of debates, he rowed back to Providence from Newport and, upon his return, wrote an essay on why the Quakers were wrong? More...