Providence Churches Photos

Roger Williams founded the First Baptist congregation in 1638 and soon extended religious freedom to the whole of Rhode Island. As a result, Providence has a wide array of heritage church buildings, whose spires add to the city's character.

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College Hill with an array of steeples. Providence, RI.First Baptist Meeting House. Providence, RI.First Baptist Meeting House. Providence, RI.First Baptist Meeting House spire 56m 185 ft. Providence, RI.
College Hill with an array of steeples. Providence, RI.First Baptist Meeting House. Providence, RI.First Baptist Meeting House (1774-5) (75 North Main St.). Providence, RI. Architect: Joseph Brown. On National Register.First Baptist Meeting House spire 56m 185 ft. Providence, RI.
First Baptist Meeting House spire top. Providence, RI.First Baptist Meeting House spire weather vane. Providence, RI.First Baptist Meeting House church built on the site where Roger Williams founded his congregation in 1638. Providence, RI.First Baptist Meeting House, the oldest Baptist church in America. Providence, RI.
First Baptist Meeting House spire top. Providence, RI.First Baptist Meeting House spire weather vane. Providence, RI.First Baptist Meeting House church built on the site where Roger Williams founded his congregation in 1638. Providence, RI.First Baptist Meeting House, the oldest Baptist church in America. Providence, RI.
Museum of Anthropology & First Unitarian Church. Providence, RI.First Unitarian Church. Providence, RI.First Unitarian Church facade. Providence, RI.First Unitarian Church steeple. Providence, RI.
Museum of Anthropology & First Unitarian Church. Providence, RI.First Unitarian Church (1816) (One Benevolent St.). Providence, RI. Architect: John Holden Greene.First Unitarian Church facade. Providence, RI.First Unitarian Church steeple. Providence, RI.
First Unitarian Church facade & windows. Providence, RI.First Church of Christ Scientist dome. RI.Grace Church is noted for it Tiffany windows. Providence, RI.Grace Church spire at 200 feet. Providence, RI.
First Unitarian Church facade & windows. Providence, RI.First Church of Christ Scientist dome (1913) (Prospect St.). RI. Architect: Howard Hoppin & Frederick E. Field.Grace Church (1846) (175 Matthewson St.) is noted for it Tiffany windows. Providence, RI. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: Richard M. Upjohn. On National Register.Grace Church spire at 200 feet. Providence, RI.
Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. Providence, RI.Beneficent Congregational Meetinghouse [aka Round Top Church]. Providence, RI.

Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul (1889) (1 Cathedral Square). Providence, RI. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: Patrick Charles Keely.Beneficent Congregational Meetinghouse [aka Round Top Church] (1810) (300 Weybosset St.). Providence, RI. On National Register.


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