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Governor Stephen Hopkins House

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Houses & Mansions, Historic Sites, Educational, Cultural, Historical
15 Hopkins St, Providence, RI
URL: Governor Stephen Hopkins House...  Phone: 401-421-0694

Activity Overview

In the heart of downtown Providence, visitors can find a vestige of the past - the home of Governor Stephen Hopkins, signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Built in 1707, this home was occupied by one of Rhode Island's premier leaders who served as a Merchant, Shipbuilder, ten-term Governor, Chief Justice of the Superior Court, Chancellor of Brown University and Member of the Colonial Congress.

Things to Do

  • Admire the abundance of 18th-century heirlooms, antiques, painting and furnishing.
  • Stroll through the adjacent garden and take in the view of the surrounding city.

Governor Stephen Hopkins House Insider Tips

  • Open Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., May through November.
  • Open by appointment the rest of the year.
  • Our country's very first leader, George Washington, was one of the home's guests on April 6, 1776.

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