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October 27

*Storytelling with Loren Spears, Charlestown

October 27-28

*Mills and Mysteries: A Ghostly Experience, Pawtucket

October 28

*Food Truck Fridays, Providence

*Mysterium: The Eternal Masquerade!, Providence

October 28-29

*Haunted Tunnel at Slater Park, Pawtucket

*Lanterns and Legends Tours of the Old Jail, Kingston, South Kingstown

October 28-30

*12th Annual Fortress of Nightmares, Newport

October 29

*Gone But Not Forgotten: Victorian Mourning and Funeral Customs, Lincoln

*1670s Pawtucket Guided Walking Tour: The Jenks Settlement, Pawtucket

*Halloween Party at St. Ann's, Woonsocket

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October 27th in Rhode Island history*


*Quaker Mary Dyer, sentenced in Boston to hang on the gallows for her beliefs, is reprieved at the last minute and sent to Rhode Island.


*Public auctions, called vendues, are authorized by the General Assembly.


*An earthquake is felt in Rhode Island.


*The General Assembly meets for the first time in the Old State House in Providence.

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