Providence, Rhode Island: Tree Root That Ate Roger Williams

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John Brown House

Address:
52 Power St., Providence, RI
Directions:
At the John Brown House, in the downtown historic district. I-195 exit 2. Drive north on Main St./US 44 for four blocks, then turn right onto Power St. for one block. The House will be on the left, just past Benefit St.
Hours:
Hours and days vary. (Call to verify)
Phone:
401-273-7507
RA Rates:
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Tree Root that Ate Roger Williams.

Tree Root That Ate Roger Williams
A carnivorous tree digested the decomposing carcass of the founder of Rhode Island -- and its hungry root is on display! Roadsideamerica.com Report... [06/20/2008]

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Tree Root That Ate Roger Williams

I was showing your site to my son and came across the story "The Tree Root That Ate Roger Williams" . My family is from Rhode Island and I am a direct descendent of Roger Williams. It's kind of something my family is proud of. Never heard that story but am thrilled to think that I can actually go back and see my roots -- so to speak.

[Les Conklin, 01/10/1998]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Furnished Tomb of General HawkinsFurnished Tomb of General Hawkins, Providence, RI - < 1 mi.
The Gun TotemThe Gun Totem, Providence, RI - < 1 mi.
Grave of Roger WilliamsGrave of Roger Williams, Providence, RI - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Rooftop Tin Man, Warwick, RI - 7 mi.

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