Join us for this engaging lecture on the “Founders of Rhode Island” with Fred Zilian, Ph.D.
This talk will provide an overview of the key founders of the colony of Rhode Island in the 17th century. It begins with the indigenous nation which occupied the land before European settlement, the Narragansett. It then addresses the individuals who helped to found the colony of Rhode Island and to shape it during the 17th century. It examines the lives and impacts of Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson, William Coddington, and Dr. John Clarke. Seating is limited and registration is required.