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Events Calendar

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July 27

*Concert Under the Elms, Providence

*Rhode Island Monthly's Best of Rhode Island Party, Providence

July 28

*Food Truck Fridays, Providence

July 28-29

*Newport Antiques Show, Middletown

July 28-30

*58th Annual Newport Folk Festival, Newport

July 29

*Governor Stephen Hopkins House Tours, Providence

*Book Signing: Rhode Island Clam Shacks, Narragansett

*41st Annual Save The Bay Swim, Newport

*General Nathanael Greene's 275th Birthday Celebration, Coventry

July 29-30

*17th Annual Cultural Survival Bazaar, Tiverton Four Corners, Tiverton

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July 25th in Rhode Island history*

1676

*Pomham, a Narragansett chief of Showomet, is killed and his son taken prisoner in woods at Dedham, Massachusetts, by a party of English and friendly Indians under Captain Samuel Hunting.

1710

*Paper money is issued in Rhode Island for the first time.

1768

*At the dedication of a Liberty Tree in front of Olney's Tavern in Providence, Silas Downer declares that Parliament has no authority over the colonies.

1917

*The Rhode Island National Guard is mustered into national service.

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