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September 2

*Guided Historic/Architectural Tour of the Library, Providence

September 4

*WaterFire—Partial Lighting, Providence

September 6

*Historic Foodways and Hearth Cooking Workshop, Bristol

*Breakfast in the Barnyard, Bristol

*2nd Annual Moon River Gala, Bristol

*15th Annual Chinese Dragon Boat Races and Taiwan Day Festival, Pawtucket

*32nd Annual French Farmers Market and Heritage Day, Woonsocket

September 11

*Newport Gallery Night, Newport

September 12

*South County Museum Annual Folk Art Quilt Show, Narragansett

September 13

*Breakfast in the Barnyard, Bristol

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September 2nd in Rhode Island history

1776

*Rhode Island sends a relief brigade to General Washington in New York.

1884

*Former governor Henry B. Anthony (1849-1851) dies at the age of 69.

1964

*Ceremonies conducted at Colony House in Newport commemorate the 200th anniversary of the incorporation of Brown University.

1966

*Former Governor, U.S. Senator, Solicitor General, and Attorney General of the United States, the Honorable J. Howard McGrath, the state's first cabinet officer, dies. Flags are ordered flown at half mast.

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