Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Walking Tour: College Hill and the International Slave Trade

  • Presented By: Center for Reconciliation
  • Location: Cathedral of St. John, 271 N. Main St., Providence
  • 271 North Main St.
  • Providence, RI 02903
  • Phone (401) 383-8035
  • Dates: July 26, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Price: $20

Take a hike through history and discover how College Hill created its wealth and stability and helped lay the foundation for race relations in the state via human trafficking and forced labor. This walking tour covers more than 300 years of history in 2 hours. We will also cover about one mile of the neighborhood of College Hill. Stops include the John Brown House, Stephen Hopkins House, John Carter Brown Library, University Hall and the historic St. John's Cathedral.