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Events Calendar

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March 29

*Johnston Historical Society General Meeting, Johnston

*Governor Stephen Hopkins House Tours, Providence

March 30

*Malt and Medicine: The American Soda Fountain, Wakefield, South Kingstown

April 1

*Home and Hearth Workshop, Bristol

*Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast with Easter Bunny, Glendale, Burrillville

April 1-2

*Newport Seal and Lighthouse Tours, Newport

April 2

*H.P. Lovecraft Memorial Service, Providence

*3rd Annual Victorian Tea, Cranston

*Empire Club: Dishing It Out Little Rhody Style, A Food Writers Panel, Providence

April 4

*Guided Historic/Architectural Tour of the Library, Providence

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March 28th in Rhode Island history*

1848

*Governor (1892-'95) D. Russell Brown is born in Bolton, Connecticut.

1865

*The Phenix National Bank (formerly the Phenix Bank, Providence), is organized and granted federal charter #948.

1873

*A portion of the Town of Cranston is reunited with Providence, from which it was taken in 1754., and a small portion of North Providence is also reunited with Providence, from which it was taken in 1765.

1901

*Narragansett is incorporated as a town.

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