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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 27th in Rhode Island history


*Roger Williams is called to account for criticizing the Massachusetts patent.


*Henry Wheaton [an authority on international law] is born in Providence.


*Betsy Williams dies and by her will bequeaths a large portion of property to the City of Providence to be used as a public park [Roger Williams Park ].


*Stephen Wilcox, Jr., co-inventor, with George H. Babcock, of the water tube steam boiler, deemed by Thomas Edison "the best boiler God has permitted man yet to make," dies in Westerly.


*The 54 parties that dumped chemicals in the 1970s and 1980s at the Davis Liquid Waste Site, in Smithfield, agree to pay $32 million so that the Superfund site can be cleaned up by the EPA.

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