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RI Historical Society 190th Annual Meeting with Gordon S. Wood, Ph.D.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

5:30 PM-8:00 PM

Cost: Free

Aldrich House
110 Benevolent Street
Providence, RI

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2011 Annual Meeting of the RIHS Convenes Wednesday, November 16.
Please join us for the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Rhode Island Historical Society.

A reception will immediately follow the conclusion of the business meeting and speaking program. All RIHS trustees, members, guests, and staff are invited to attend.

Admission is free and open to the public, but RSVP is necessary to mlupham@rihs.org or call (401) 331-8575 ext. 33 by November 8, 2011.

This year, our guest speaker is renowned author and historian Gordon S. Wood, Ph.D., who received the 2010 National Humanities Medal presented by President Barack Obama on March 2, at a White House ceremony. “Does History Teach Lessons?” will be the feature presentation. Wood is Professor Emeritus of History at Brown University.