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May 23-25

*Gaspee Days Arts and Crafts Festival, Pawtuxet, Warwick

May 25

*Memorial Day Parade, Scituate

*Memorial Day Parade, West Greenwich

*Memorial Day Parade, Chepachet, Glocester

*Memorial Day Parade, North Kingstown

*Memorial Day Parade, Westerly

*Memorial Day Parade, Barrington

*Memorial Day Parade, Wakefield, South Kingstown

*Memorial Day Parade, North Providence

May 26

*Landscape History and Garden Tour, Newport

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May 25th in Rhode Island history

1778

*The British pillage and burn thirty buildings in Warren and Bristol. On the Kickemuit River they burn between seventy and eighty flat-bottomed boats that had been prepared for Spencer's invasion of Aquidneck Island. Sixty prisoners are taken to Newport.

1790

*A convention for the ratification of the Constitution is assembled.

1895

*A resolution is passed by the Rhode Island General Assembly that the halls of the new State House should be decorated with portraits of past Rhode Island colonial and state governors.

1951

*Rhode Island voters approve holding a constitutional convention, 16,737 to 4,183.

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