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Welcome to Snowtown: Exploring a Lost Neighborhood

Presented by The Snowtown Project at Zoom, Providence RI

Mar 11 2021
Welcome to Snowtown: Exploring a Lost Neighborhood

Welcome to Snowtown: Exploring a Lost Neighborhood Thursday, March 11, 4:30 – 6pm on Zoom

Welcome to Snowtown: Exploring a Lost Neighborhood
Thursday, March 11, 4:30 – 6pm on Zoom

Snowtown was a small, mixed-race neighborhood in mid-1800s Providence.  It was the site of a racially motivated mob attack in the fall of 1831, but it was also home; first to poor Black and white laborers and later to waves of migrants, sailors, extra-legal entrepreneurs, and widowed mothers.  By the end of the 19th century, the Snowtown community had been displaced by railroad construction and urban

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Free admission, but registration is required.

Contact: 4018636277

Email: marisa_brown@brown.edu

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Providence, RI

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