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See 19th Century Providence in 3D

If you love downtown’s historic architecture, you won’t want to miss this special happy hour presentation at the Roots Cultural Center.  At 6 PM on Tuesday, January 29th, you’ll have a chance to view 3D images of downtown Providence from the Rhode Island Historical Society’s Graphics Collection. Historian Ned Connors will narrate throughout the presentation, and 3D glasses will be provided. Tickets are just $5. For more details, visit