On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island finally voted to ratify the new United States constitution. This broadside, printed on May … Continue reading Faith & Freedom Friday: The Great American Family
In keeping with the theme of unreadable media that the Society holds, this week we highlight the 90 direct to … Continue reading Object Thursday: Electric Transcription Discs
He was born on March 3, 1744 in Springfield, Massachusetts, and came to Providence after the Revolutionary War. When fighting … Continue reading Faith & Freedom Friday: Enos Hitchcock, Army Chaplain
Until 5:30 yesterday, I’d planned to write about Enos Hitchcock, Revolutionary War chaplain. But after an hour and a half … Continue reading Faith & Freedom Friday: At the State House
Of all the paintings in the RIHS Collection, this is probably my favorite landscape, though its sister painting, made by … Continue reading Object Thursday: Providence from Across the Cove, 1818
We’re ready; are you? Join us tomorrow for a full day of tours exploring the Faith & Freedom theme at … Continue reading Faith & Freedom Friday: Exhibit & Tours Tomorrow!
On Saturday, we open a new exhibition on this year’s interpretive theme, Faith and Freedom. We were busy through the … Continue reading Object Thursday: Faith & Freedom Exhibit and Tours