Providence to host temporary exhibit of Rosa Parks’ house

THE ROSA PARKS HOUSE was moved to Berlin from Detroit, but will be coming to Providence early next year as an installation. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA
ROSA PARKS' HOUSE was moved to Berlin, as pictured above, from Detroit. The home will be coming to Providence early next year as a temporary installation. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA
PROVIDENCE - We are hearing the word "sanctuary" a lot lately in connection with American places. Early next year, Providence will host and showcase a sanctuary in the most basic sense of the word. It is a simple wooden house, originally located in Detroit, where Rosa Parks lived in 1957 after she fled the South,…

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