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From Slaves to Soldiers: The 1st Rhode Island Regiment in the American Revolution

  • Kingston Free Library 2605 Kingstown Road Kingston, RI, 02881 United States (map)

NEW LOCATION: Kingston Free Library's Potter Hall

Local historian Bob Geake and Tomaquag Museum director Lorén Spears will share the important story, documented in their recent book, of the 1st Rhode Island Regiment in the American Revolutionary War, a regiment composed of indentured servants, Narragansett people and formerly enslaved people.

This program is offered as part of "Holiday in Kingston Village," a community-wide event.  On Saturday, December 2, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., the Center will offer free admission to the Jail along with special sales in the gift shop.