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Walk Benefit Street’s history

August 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017
John Brown House, 52 Power Street
Providence, RI United States

Here’s an idea that combines "street smarts" with history: the Rhode Island Historical Society's 2017 walking tour schedule has launched with loads of new ways to participate, including earlier start times, new routes, and special themes. Help your kids learn about the capital city and at the same time, gain confidence in knowing the “lay […]

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Take the fort by foot

August 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Daily until September 4, 2017
Fort Adams, 90 Fort Adams Drive
Newport, RI United States

From the top of the fort walls to the depths of the underground listening tunnels, take an hour-long tour of Fort Adams that uses architecture to inspire, delight, and create suspense! Between now and Labor Day (September 4th), tours are offered every day giving visitors the opportunity to view the quarters where officers and families […]

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Looking through the eyes of history

August 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Daily until August 31, 2017
Gilbert Stuart Birthplace & Museum, 815 Gilbert Stuart Road
Saunderstown, RI United States

George Washington is America’s first president and one of the first figures children learn about when beginning their history education. Take a step back in time to visit the home of the artist who captured the spirit of our revolutionary roots by painting the man himself! Taking place on the hour, between 10 a.m. and […]

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Scavenger hunt, your own way

August 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Daily until August 31, 2017
Linden Place Museum, 500 Hope Street
Bristol, RI United States

Linden Place offers children and adults the opportunity to see this historic house museum in a whole new light! Upon arrival, your family will receive a handout that will help you make your way through our 200-year old mansion rooms and seek out dozens of artifacts, big and small. Search for a life-size marble statue […]

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