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July 4 Walking Tour of Fox Point

A Fox Point Fourth of July

On July 4th, the scheduled 11:00 a.m. walking tour will be a patriotic stroll through the Fox Point neighborhood. Come celebrate the life and works of Providence native George M. Cohan, the original Yankee Doodle Dandy. He was born in one of the oldest and most diverse neighborhoods in Providence, and is associated by his birth and patriotic songs with the Fourth of July. Learn about the ever-changing character of Fox Point, from its first colonial settlements through the waves of Irish, then Portuguese and Cape Verdean immigration, to the impacts of urban and highway development today. The tour begins at the George M. Cohan Plaza in Providence. Reservations are requested. $10 per person.

Saturday, July 4, 11:00 a.m.
Tour departs from:
Reflections Café
8 Governor Street, Providence
Tickets: $10 each
To RSVP: Dalila Goulart
(401) 331-8575 x45 or programs@rihs.org

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