Buried history revealed

COURTESY STATE OF RHODE ISLAND
Saturday, learn about the relationships between those buried in Roger Williams Park to the founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams, during a cemetery walk.
Posted 10/31/12
Event Date
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Event Location
Museum of Natural History and Cormack Planetarium
1000 Elmwood Ave.
Providence
Additional Info
Cost: $3 per person,
free for museum
members. This event
is open to teens and
adults of all ages.
For more information
or to register, call
(401) 785-9457 or
visit the website.
Saturday, Nov. 3, 1
to 2:30 p.m.

Learn who’s buried beneath the gravestones located near the Elmwood Avenue entrance to Roger Williams Park. Saturday, the Museum of Natural History and Cormack Planetarium will offer a cemetery walk of the Williams’ Family Cemetery. Museum docent Richard Siembab, a longtime member of the Association of Gravestone Studies, will lead the tour and explain its history, including the meanings of the symbols on gravestones and the relation of those buried to Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island.

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