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At The Athenaeum

Tony Horwitz, author of Blue Latitudes and Confederates in the Attic and Brown alum, will be speaking today at the Providence Athenaeum about his new book which covers the time between the Pilgrims and Columbus. Lots of fascinating stuff took place during this period but it gets pretty light treatment in our history classes to

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Salon tonight

Tonight the Athenaeum continues it’s “Meanwhile, At That Same Moment…” series, about stuff that was going on at the same time that the Athenaeum opened, in 1838: Fri, 2/29, 5-7pm: SALON – Meanwhile, At That Same Moment… part 4: Roger Williams University architectural historian Rick Greenwood on transportation, circa 1838. At his 1832 inauguration Providence’s

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