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RHODE EXTRA: Diving into History Ahead of Memorial Day

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What better way to honor those who fought for our freedom than at the East Greenwich Varnum Armory? Digital reporter, Emily Gibbs visited and spoke with Vice President and Museum Curator, Patrick Donovan in light of Memorial Day.

He explains the importance of history and tells the stories behind the artifacts kept in their museum. It is the largest collection of Rhode Island military history in the world!

If you’d like to make a visit, the Armory will hold an Open House on Memorial Day starting at noon. They are also open on Veteran’s Day or you can request a private tour here!

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