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November 1

*Historic Foodways and Hearth Cooking Workshop, Bristol

November 1-2

*24th Annual Indoor Powwow, Warwick

November 2

*5th Annual Chocolate Brunch, Newport

November 4

*Guided Historic/Architectural Tour of the Library, Providence

November 6

*Victorian Furniture: Design Run Amok or Inspired Creativity?, Providence

November 7-9

*Library Book Sale, Barrington

November 8

*WaterFire, Providence

*Hearth Cooking at Slater Mill, Pawtucket

*2nd Annual Rhode Island Authors Expo, West Warwick

*Historic Foodways and Hearth Cooking Workshop, Bristol

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November 1st in Rhode Island history

1678

*Governor William Coddington dies in office at the age of 77. He was elected to two non-consecutive terms under the Royal Charter of 1663 — 1674-1676 and 1678-1678.

1717

*John Collins, a Continental Congressman, is born.

1788

*The Rhode Island General Assembly refuses to call a convention on the National Constitution.

1959

*Rhode Island Hospital dedicates the $2.1 million George Cancer Research Center.

1993

*Mandatory automobile insurance finally becomes effective after years of battles in the General Assembly.

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