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Providence, Rhode Island: Tree Root That Ate Roger Williams Team Field Report

John Brown House

52 Power St., Providence, RI
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.
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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! 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]

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