A Matter of Truth Exhibit

Rhode Island State House 82 Smith Street, Providence, RI

“A Matter of Truth” Dives Into Rhode Island’s History of Discrimination The new State House exhibit presented by the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society explores the lives of African heritage […]

Charting History: Navigating the Currents of Rhode Island’s Past

Aldrich House 110 Benevolent Street, Providence, RI

Charting History is a traveling panel exhibition that tells one cohesive, chronological, and thematic narrative of Rhode Island's history. It follows the major threads of commerce, conflict, and conscience to […]

RI SAR: Do You Think You Have A Revolutionary War Ancestor?

Greenville Public Library 573 Putnam Pike, Greenville, Rhode Island

Join the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the American Revolution to find out if you have a Revolutionary War Patriot Ancestor. In 2026, America is celebrating 250 years of Independence! Learn about the Sons of the American Revolution, hereditary societies, and genealogy basics. Meet with SAR Members who will help you begin to […]

Historian Robert A. Geake To Speak on the 1st RI Regiment in Newport

Channing Memorial Church 135 Pelham Street, Newport, RI

The Battle of Rhode Island Association’s Lecture Series sponsored by the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati continues with our partners at Rhode Island Slave History Medallions, the Middle Passage and Port Markers Project and NAACP Newport Chapter for a lecture by historian Robert A. Geake. The talk “Guardians of Liberty: The 1st Rhode Island Regiment in […]

North Kingstown 350th Celebration Speaker Series, Broke the Ice: Richard Smith’s Blockhouse and the Origins of North Kingstown

North Kingstown Free Library 100 Boone Street, North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Follow the story of Smith’s Castle, from Richard Smith’s Blockhouse, described as “the first English house” in Narragansett Country, to the platting of Wickford by Smith descendent Lodowick Updike. Public historian and President of the Cocumscussoc Association/Smith’s Castle, John Dower, will share the tale of how Richard Smith “broke the ice” in building the first […]

Bench Dedication at the Nathanael Greene Homestead

Major General Nathanael Greene Homestead 50 Taft Street, Coventry, RI

The Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the American Revolution will be dedicating a bench to Major General Nathanael Greene Homestead. This was a tremendous fundraising effort to honor […]