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Providence strikes ‘plantations’ from city documents, ceremonies

PROVIDENCE - The “plantations” portion of the official state name will no longer appear in Providence city government documents and official ceremonies under an...
THE CUMBERLAND Town Hall Historic District has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Above, the Cumberland Town Hall, erected in 1894. / COURTESY THE RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION & HERITAGE COMMISSION

Cumberland town center named to National Register of Historic Places

CUMBERLAND – The town center of Cumberland has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service, the R.I....
IN WOONSOCKET, THE L' Union Saint Jean-Baptiste d' Amerique building has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. / COURTESY RIHPHC

Woonsocket building added to National Register of Historic Places, Historic District...

PROVIDENCE – One Rhode Island historic district has been amended and one building has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, according...
THE JENCKES SPINNING Weave Shed is now a part of the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Jenckes Spinning Company Historic District in Pawtucket. / COURTESY HISTORICAL PRESERVATION & HERITAGE COMMISSION

New R.I. properties listed on National Register of Historic Places

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island properties, one in Central Falls and one in Pawtucket, have received federal recognition from the National Park Service, the...

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