Betsey Williams Cottage renovated, will reopen to public

THE BETSEY WILLIAMS COTTAGE, the house where Betsey Williams, the great-great-great-granddaughter of Roger Williams, was born and lived, has been restored and will be reopened to the public. / COURTESY DOORS OPEN RHODE ISLAND
PROVIDENCE – The 1773 cottage where Betsey Williams, the great-great-great-granddaughter of Roger Williams, was born and lived with her sister, Rhoda, has been restored and will be reopened in a celebration on Thursday night. Upon Betsey Williams’s death in 1871, she bequeathed the structure and 102 acres of surrounding farmland to the city of Providence,…

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