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A free, family-friendly event hosted by
East Providence Area Chamber of Commerce 

2022 Events

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Long before Watchemoket Square served as the (former) business district in East Providence, it was occupied by indigenous people known as Pokanoket (Wampanoag.) Join in the celebration and learn about their heritage and history in the area.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
6pm - 8pm
Native American Heritage Month

A Celebration of Art, Culture & Music

Sponsored by
East Providence Office of the Honorable Mayor Roberto DaSilva
Office of Affirmative Action/EEO

Location: East Providence City Hall
145 Taunton Avenue, East Providence RI

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Self-guided Walking Tours of Watchemoket Square
Prepared by East Providence Historical Society
Three separate tours to take at your leisure:

  • “Queen Anne Land” Walnut Street/ Cross Street / Summit Street

  • Watchemoket Houses– 4th, 5th and 6th Streets:It’s All in the Details: Porches, Doors, and Towers

  • Watchemoket Potter/School/Purchase/Freeborn/Potter Streets

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