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February 24-25

*100 Years of Romance, Warwick

February 25

*Rhode Island Postcard Club meeting, North Providence

*Valley Talk: Origins of the Right to Work, Woonsocket

February 26

*Finding Phebe: Uncovering the History of Slavery in Warren, Rhode Island, East Providence

February 28

*Lost Providence, Johnston

March 3

*March Madness on Prudence Island, Bristol

March 3-4

*Newport Seal Tours, Newport

March 4

*Empire Revue: Benny's, the Musical!, Providence

March 5

*Massasoit Historical Association Meeting, Warren

March 6

*Undressing History: Women's Clothes and Unmentionables From the Nineteenth Century , Providence

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February 24th in Rhode Island history*


*The rights of Roman Catholics to freedom of conscience and religious liberty are restored by the Rhode Island General Assembly, correcting a transcription error made in 1719.


*Shiloh Baptist Church in Newport is first used for church purposes.


*A seal for the public use of the State is called for: "the form of an anchor shall be engraven thereon, the motto thereof shall be the word 'Hope,' and in a circle around the same shall be engraven the words 'Seal of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, 1636.'"


*United Transit Company reports its most disastrous year in 1964 with a loss of $234,643.


*Rhode Island's financing system for public education is ruled unconstitutional and discriminatory by Superior Court Judge Thomas H. Needham.

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