Providence, United States

The WaterFire Gaspee Project

The WaterFire Gaspee Project

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11 tour stops

1

The Great Salt Cove

The Waterplace Park Basin is located in the footprint of the Great Salt Cove

 
2

Saint John's Lodge Number 1 (Market House)

Many of the activists in the Gaspee affair were members of this Masonic Lodge.

 
3

First Baptist Church

The oldest Baptist church congregation in the United States, it was founded in 1638.

 
4

Governor Stephen Hopkins House

Governor Stephen Hopkins (1707 - 1785) was a key figure in the Gaspee affair

 
5

John Brown House Museum

John Brown built his magnificent mansion between 1786 and 1788.

 
6

The Old Sabin's Tavern

The original location of Sabin's Tavern in 1772

 
7

John Brown's Old House

John Brown was the planner and leader of the attack on the Gaspee in 1772.

 
8

Joseph Brown House

Joseph Brown is John Brown's brother. His house still stands at 50 South Main Street.

 
9

Fenner's Wharf

Where the raiding party set out to attack the Gaspee in June 1772

 
10

The New Sabin's Tavern

Sabin’s Tavern – The Great Debate

 
11

WaterFire Store

Stop by the WaterFire Store on Canal Street for 20% off select merchandise!

 

Overview

Join WaterFire June 14th, 2014, 242 years after the burning of the HMS Gaspee, as we retell and relive the story of that historic night through a variety of artistic mediums, events, and experiences.

Itinerary 2.7 km / 30 min

Offline map included

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