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November 27-28

*Holiday Lantern Tour, Newport

November 28

*Governor Stephen Hopkins House Tours, Providence

*Santa's Arrival and Holiday Parade, Providence

*Fall Guided Walk on Neutaconkanut Hill, Providence

November 28-29

*Daily Historic Site Tours, Newport

*Westerly Nature Cruises, Westerly

*Visits with Santa, Providence

November 29

*Holiday High Tea at Lippitt House, Providence

December 1

*Guided Historic/Architectural Tour of the Library, Providence

*Tuesday Stroll, Bristol

*More events

November 28th in Rhode Island history


*Governor Elisha Dyer, Jr., (1897-1900) is born in Providence.


*Plurality elections replace majority election in Rhode Island.


*Governor J. Howard McGrath (1941-1945) is born in Woonsocket.


*The William Coddington, a 441-foot "Liberty" ship, is the first ship launched at Rheem Shipyard.


*The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence requests financial assistance from the state Board of Education in buying textbooks for parochial schools.


*Former Governor J. Howard McGrath (1941-1945) dies at the age of 63.

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