Historyedit]. Main article: History of Rhode Island. The original 1636 deed to
Providence, signed by Chief Canonicus.
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Roger Williams, Founder of Rhode Island, Arrived in Boston February 5, 1631.
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Rhode Island has an interesting history. Roger Williams founded the colony in
1636. He guaranteed religious and political freedom. Religious refugees from the
From its beginnings, Rhode Island has been distinguished by its support for
freedom of conscience and action: Clergyman Roger Williams founded the
History Early Exploration and Colonization The region of Rhode Island was
probably visited by Verrazano, and in 1614 the area was explored by the.
Drypoint etching, 1936, by Arthur W. Heintzelman, commemorating the
Tercentenary of the founding of Rhode Island by Roger Williams. Courtesy of