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Personally Providence Walking Tour: African-American History on College Hill

Saturday, June 18, 2011

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Cost: $10/person

Tour departs from the John Brown House Museum, 52 Power Street, Providence, RI

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 This 90-minute walking tour celebrates the history of African Americans who lived on College Hill from 1701 to the present. Ray Rickman, a well known community leader, will lead a lively discussion centered on the people and historic buildings of Providence’s oldest neighborhood.

Guest Guide: Ray Rickman, historian & community activist

Begin: 10 a.m., John Brown House Museum, 52 Power Street

For questions or reservations call Barbara Barnes at 401-273-7507 x 62 or email bbarnes@rihs.org.