Liberty of Conscience

Roger Williams National Memorial commemorates the life of the founder of Rhode Island and a champion of the ideal of soul freedom. Williams was an outcast in England, Massachusetts, and Plymouth. Granted refuge by the First Peoples, he founded Providence in 1636. This colony served as a refuge where all could live according to their conscience, free from government interference. Read More

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The Hahn Memorial, a Jewish Legacy

We celebrate the gift of Roger Williams Spring Park by Judge Jerome Hahn in honor of his father, Isaac Hahn

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Minister, Merchant, Magistrate

Explore the life of one of America's earliest founders

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July 8, August 12 & September 9

Join rangers, birders, face painters, the Zoomobile, Rhode Island Black Storytellers, and others for an afternoon of fun!

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Summer Hours: Thursday - Sunday 10-4

Our visitor center is open for the Summer of 2023 on Thursday-Sunday from 10:00am to 4:00pm

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Volunteers are Very Important People (VIP)! We need your skills and expertise in order to achieve our mission.

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Learn more about Roger Williams and other influential people of his time.

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Learn about the places that influenced Roger Williams' life

Last updated: October 3, 2023

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282 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02903


401-521-7266 x207

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