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Events Calendar

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December 14-15

*Holiday Lantern Tour, Newport

December 14-16

*Blackstone Valley Polar Express , Woonsocket

December 15

*A Rough Point Holiday, Newport

*Westerly Nature Cruises, Westerly

December 15-16

*Step Into the Holidays, Warwick

*Newport Seal Tours, Newport

December 21

*Winter Solstice at the Tower, Newport

December 21-22

*Holiday Lantern Tour, Newport

December 21-23

*Blackstone Valley Polar Express , Woonsocket

December 27

*A Rough Point Holiday, Newport

*More events

December 14th in Rhode Island history*

1782

*General Nathanael Greene leads the American forces into Charleston, South Carolina, recently evacuated by the British.

1798

*David Wilkinson patents a machine for making nuts and bolts.

1799

*George Washington dies at the age of 67.

1993

*Former Supreme Court Administrator Matthew J. Smith is indicted on six counts of using state money for personal expenses, having a court secretary do personal business, and filing a false invoice with the court for car repairs.

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