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Events Calendar

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October 21

*Guided Historic/Architectural Tour of the Library, Providence

October 23

*Ocean State Mementos: Costume Jewelry of Rhode Island, Providence

*Uncovering the 1676 Battle of Nipsachuck, Providence

*Screening of 'Haven Brothers: Legacy of the American Diner', Newport

*Latino History in Rhode Island, Providence

October 24

*Charlie the Butler's Ghost Party, Cranston

October 24-26

*FEAR at Fort Adams, Newport

October 25

*WaterFire: From an Art Installation to a Global Phenomenon, Providence

*375th Anniversary Lecture, Newport

*The Newport Food Truck Festival, Newport

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October 20th in Rhode Island history

1762

*Providence's first printing press, and its first newspaper, the Providence Gazette and Country Journal, are established by William Goddard.

1960

*The $20 million Project Turnkey, the first fully mechanized post office in the United States, is dedicated in Providence.

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