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April 17-19

*Newport Daffodil Days Festival, Newport

April 18-19

*Newport History Walking Tours, Newport

*Daily Historic Site Tours, Newport

April 19

*The History of Forestry in Rhode Island and Monterey Leman Holst, US Forest Service Forester, Warwick

*Victorian Tea, Cranston

*Blackstone River Boat Tour, Pawtucket

*Coggeshall Adults Workshop: Hearthcooking Desserts, Bristol

April 20

*Preservation through Collaboration: The Shepard's Department Store Building, Providence

*Explore the Estuary!, Bristol

*Eddie Soares Tribute: Rhode Island Ambassador of Jazz, Deacon of Dixie , Providence

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April 19th in Rhode Island history

1781

*General Nathanael Greene takes part in the battle of Camden, South Carolina.

1976

*Rhode Island sets a national record for the hottest April 19th, with a high of 98 degrees at 1 pm. This is the hottest reading logged by meteorologists in the 48 continental states, as reported by the United States Weather Bureau.

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