Providence During the Revolutionary War Walking Tour with Scott Alexander

  • June 29, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • John Brown House Museum

    52 Power Street
    Providence, Rhode Island 02906
Ticket Price $0.00-$10.00 Join the waitlist
Description

Join the Rhode Island Historical Society on this walking tour that examines Providence’s involvement in the American Revolution. The tour will consider how everyday people lived their lives in Providence as war changed the world around them. While visiting sites throughout the East Side, we’ll discuss themes like enslaved men attempting to gain freedom, refugees trying to survive plight and famine, and how people functioned in times of uncertainty at our country’s founding

Date & Time

Sat, Jun 29, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Venue Details

John Brown House Museum

52 Power Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02906 John Brown House Museum
Rhode Island Historical Society

The Rhode Island Historical Society, the state's oldest and only statewide historical organization, is dedicated to honoring, interpreting and sharing Rhode Island's past to enrich the present and inspire the future. Founded in 1822, the RIHS is an advocate for history as a means to develop empathy and 21st  -century skills, using its historical materials and knowledge to explore topics of timeless relevance and public interest. As a Smithsonian Affiliate, it is dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible public programming and educational opportunities for all Rhode Islanders through its four sites: the John Brown House Museum, the Museum of Work & Culture, the Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center and the Aldrich House.


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