“Who runs the world? Girls!” -Beyoncé
In honor of the centennial anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, the Rhode Island Historical Society is pleased to premiere “HerStory: Historic Women of the East Side”. This walking tour, which covers just over a half mile on Providence’s East Side, highlights women’s stories from the 1700s through today.
Tours are currently scheduled on alternating Fridays and Saturdays starting at 10am and run for 90 minutes. Reservations should be booked at least 24 hours in advance of the tour. Please use our online ticketing system (linked below) or by calling (401) 331-8575, x360.
Guests are encouraged to book tickets with those whom they have been in close contact during COVID-19 isolation (including immediate housemates and adjacent friends and families).Tours will be treated as primarily private bookings with a maximum of 8 attendees total, to adhere to state stipulations. Attendees are expected to maintain social distancing from their guide while on tour, as well as wear masks while on the street and in public.
This tour meets at the front of the John Brown House Museum. Access to the museum interior (including bathrooms) is restricted.
Free Museum parking is available in a lot off Charlesfield Street, which runs parallel to Power Street on the other side of the property. The entrance to the lot is not far from the corner of Charlesfield and Benefit Streets.
|Tour Type||Special Event|
|Time||From 10:00 am to 11:30 am|
|Location / Meeting Point||John Brown House Museum 52 Power Street,|
|Contact Information||(401) 331-8575, x360|
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