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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


*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.


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


*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.


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

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