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October 17

*Guided Historic/Architectural Tour of the Library, Providence

October 19

*Providence Gallery Night, Providence

*Ghost Stories of the DeWolfs and Colts, Bristol

*Warwick Rotary Club Roasts Scott Avedisian!, Warwick

October 20

*Food Truck Fridays, Providence

October 20-21

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

October 21

*Governor Stephen Hopkins House Tours, Providence

*Ladies of Linden Place Tour, Bristol

*Five Methods for Solving Your Rhode Island Genealogy Brick Walls, Newport

*The Ghosts of Belcourt Castle, Newport

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October 17th in Rhode Island history*

1000

*Norsemen visit North America, and possibly Narragansett Bay. [Date reckoned by Charles Carroll in his Rhode Island History Day by Day.]

1903

*Rhode Island battle flags are ceremoniously transferred from the old State House to the new State House.

1937

*The Rhode Island National Guard takes over control of Narragansett Race Track and a one-mile area surrounding it, under the governor's martial law proclamation.

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