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April 27

*The Commercialization of Taste: A History of Coffee, Kingston, South Kingstown

*Monumental Providence: Legends of History in Sculpture, Statuary, Monuments, and Memorials, Saylesville, Lincoln

April 29

*Great Swamp Walk, South Kingstown

*Governor Stephen Hopkins House Tours, Providence

*Eat Drink RI Festival: Grand Tasting, Providence

April 29-30

*Newport Seal Tours, Newport

April 30

*Antique Phonograph Exhibit and Performance, Lincoln

May 1

*151st Annual May Breakfast, Cranston

May 2

*Guided Historic/Architectural Tour of the Library, Providence

May 5

*Food Truck Fridays, Providence

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April 27th in Rhode Island history*

1745

*Rhode Islander Daniel Fones, commanding the sloop St. Andrew, ferries Connecticut troops to Louisbourg, Cape Breton, and there joins Admiral Peter Warren in the siege of the French fortress of Louisbourg.

1865

*Wakefield National Bank (formerly the Wakefield Bank) is organized and granted federal charter #1206.

1921

*Armistice Day is made a legal annual holiday, to fall on November 11.

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