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Brown Medical School Pocket Park

Corner of Richmond and Ship Streets

Providence, RI 02903

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Join us for a two hour guided walking tour of the Historic Jewelry District. We will discuss the past, the present and the future. Why is it called the Jewelry District? Learn about the District’s history, buildings and architecture. Learn about the people … from Mayors to business owners to factory workers. Learn about innovation from the first Providence building with electricity, to the first steam engine, to a revolutionary watch band to today’s medical innovations.

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How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For questions, contact Olin Thompson at OT@olinthompson.com

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Jewerly District is approximately 5 blocks from downtown Providence. RIPTA bus routes 1 and 92 pass within one block of the starting point. Parking is limited to on-street parking or two parking garages located on Dyer / Eddy streets, each one block from the starting point.

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Brown Medical School Pocket Park

Corner of Richmond and Ship Streets

Providence, RI 02903

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