Joseph Brown

Inducted: 1999
Born: 1733 - Died:

Joseph Brown, 1733-1785, was one if the five famous Brown brothers of 18th century Providence. He was a successful entrepreneur, a respected scientist and astronomer, as well as an accomplished architect whose buildings include the First Baptist Church, the Providence Market House, University Hall and the John Brown House.

Photo of Joseph Brown House by Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College. RIC Digital Commons

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