Roger Williams Crossing the Pawtucket River
Roger Williams was the founder of the Providence Plantation in Rhode Island, as well as the first Baptist church in America. He crossed the Pawtucket River in order to obtain more land from the Native Americans.
KeywordsRhode Island, colony, Providence, roger williams, Baptist, pawtucket river, first baptist church in america
Blake, J. L. The Historical Reader Designed for the Use of Schools and Families (Concord, NH: Horatio Hill & CC, 1825)