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August 23, 2017
Founders Day Event Happy Birthday to the National Park Service!
On Friday, August 25, 2017, the National Park Service is turning 101 years old and Roger Williams National Memorial will be holding a special event to mark the occasion!

August 18, 2017
Dream Rocket Exhibit
Roger Williams National Memorial is proud to announce the installation of a new temporary exhibit inside the Rhode Island State House. The Dream Rocket Project is a collection of more than 70 unique art pieces created by Rhode Island youth on the topic of New & Dangerous Opinions.

August 09, 2017
Roger Williams National Memorial Wins Best of Rhode Island Award for New Exhibit
Roger Williams National Memorial received a Rhode Island Monthly’s Best of Rhode Island Award for their new exhibit, “New and Dangerous Opinions”.

October 19, 2015
The Tree Root That Ate Roger Williams
Come see the infamous tree root that ate Roger Williams.

July 29, 2015
The Art of Blacksmithing
On Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Steel Yard will share their knowledge and passion for the old world craft of blacksmithing at Roger Williams National Memorial.

June 20, 2013
Lively Experiement
On Saturday, June 22 Rhode Island will celebrate the 350 Anniversary of our 1663 Colonial Charter. Events will take place at the State House and at the Roger Williams National Memorial.

April 05, 2013
Roger Williams Decoded
In the John Carter Brown Library is a book, the margins of which are filled with a mysterious code long believed to be the writing of Roger Williams. In 2012, a team of Brown University undergraduate researchers, with the support of several faculty members, was able to crack the code. Join us Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of America, 75 North Main Street in Providence to hear how Roger Williams was decoded.

September 20, 2011
Inspired Providence release
Roger Williams National Memorial is pleased to present Inspired Providence—a fall lecture series celebrating Providence’s rich cultural heritage from Roger Williams’ “lively experiment” in 1636 to the rise of a “Creative Capital.” Seven evenings of civic discourse and lively debate will take place between September 29th and November 10th at cultural institutions across the city. Each free lecture will begin at 6 PM and is open to the public.

March 30, 2011
Celebrate Rhode Island National Parks Day
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April 24, 2010
Come Celebrate Earth Day on National Junior Ranger Day
Future Junior Rangers in the Making!

February 09, 2010
Special Event to Commemorate Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
Special Event to Commemorate Abraham Lincoln's Birthday.

September 16, 2009
Volunteer Open House - Sept 26, 2009
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September 10, 2009
Lecture: How Providence Became a City
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September 10, 2009
Kaleidoscope Theatre to Perform Goldilocks & The Three Bears
On Saturday, September 19, 2009 at Roger Williams National Memorial in downtown Providence, RI, Kaleidoscope Theatre will perform the musical production GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE BEARS! Showtime is 3:00 p.m. As a special treat, to begin the festivities, fan-favorite characters Snow White and Cinderella will be making appearances. Both princesses will be reading their stories, singing songs, greeting audience members, and posing for photographs. Snow White will arrive at 2:00 p.m. and Cinderella will follow at 2:30 p.m.

September 03, 2009
Press Release: Presenting "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Roger Williams National Memorial will be hosting a performance of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream by the Flying Vegetables Theatre Troupe on Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 3:00 p. m. 

December 09, 2008
New Staff Joins Roger Williams National Memorial
Jan Reitsma, superintendent of the Roger Williams National Memorial announced today that a new site manager had begun work at the Memorial.

March 13, 2007
National Parks Passes now available at Roger Williams
National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes Now Available at Roger Williams National Memorial

Last updated: February 26, 2015

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