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Preservation groups advocate for Question 6

PROVIDENCE – For the next month, preservation groups in Rhode Island will be advocating for a Yes vote on Question 6 on the ballot...

R.I. Historical Preservation to provide $60K in grants for municipal projects

PROVIDENCE – The deadline for local governments to apply for R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission grants for municipal historical preservation projects this year...

New historical plaques available for Rhode Island State Register properties

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission has launched a new program to recognize properties listed in the Rhode Island State Register...
A FORMER CHURCH in Woonsocket has been named to the National Register of Historic Places. / COURTESY R.I. HISTORIC PRESERVATION & HERITAGE COMMISSION

Former First Universalist Church in Woonsocket named to National Register of...

WOONSOCKET – A former First Universalist Church that is now the headquarters for the American-French Genealogical Society has been added to the National Register...

2020 Rhody Award nominations being accepted

PROVIDENCE – The 2020 Rhody Awards for Historic Preservation are seeking nominations of the best work in residential and commercial sites to preserve the...

Register for Rhode Island’s Historic Preservation Conference

WARWICK – Registration has opened for Rhode Island’s 35th annual Statewide Historic Preservation Conference. The event will be on Saturday, April 25, and held at...
THE GEORGE W. Chapin House-Superintendent's House, built circa 1870, is one of the eight buildings that qualified portions of the RIC campus to be named to the National Register of Historic Places. / COURTESY R.I. HISTORICAL PRESERVATION & HERITAGE COMMISSION

Part of RIC campus added to National Register of Historic Places

PROVIDENCE – An area on the east side of the Rhode Island College campus has been added to the National Register of Historic Places...
GLOCESTER HAS received $250,000 from the Nationak Park Service for Chepachet Village revitalization and historic preservation efforts. / COURTESY R.I. HISTORICAL PRESERVATION & HERITAGE COMMISSION

Glocester gets $250K from feds for Chepachet Village revitalization efforts

GLOCESTER – The town has received a $250,000 grant from the National Park Service’s Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program to launch a preservation and economic-development...
CHERYL HACKETT and John Grosvenor will be honored with the Rhody Awards Historic Homeowner Award for the restoration of the Restmere property in Middletown, pictured above. / COURTESY NEWPORT RESTORATION FOUNDATION

Winners of 11th annual Rhody Awards announced

PROVIDENCE – The winners of the 11th annual Rhody Awards for Historic Preservation were announced Friday. The awardees are selected by Preserve Rhode Island and...

R.I. civil rights history exhibit to open with panel discussion, speaking...

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Historical Society, the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission are celebrating the...

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