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Providence 375: Focus on Ingenuity

Discover how Roger Williams’ legacy is still visible in downtown Providence today! To celebrate Providence’s 375th birthday, join The Providence Foundation and The Rhode Island Historical Society for a FREE downtown lunchtime walking tour at noon on Thursday, September 15th. (Please note the new date). Wear comfortable walking shoes, and be ready to learn!

Our Ingenuity Tour will focus on Creative Providence, from AS220’s properties to the RISD Library and the adaptive re-use of downtown department stores.

Reservations are not required, and tours will take place rain or shine. For a calendar of other Providence 375 events, visit

Don’t forget to check out all of our downtown self-guided tours!