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New exhibitions open, Roger Williams National Memorial

PROVIDENCE, R. I. – The Roger Williams National Memorial visitor center in the american state of Rhode Island will be closed for most of January, while new exhibits are installed.

WPRI-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2iH6hhT ) the exhibitions are the first major change in the middle of downtown Providence in more than two decades. They will focus on the 17th-century Puritan beliefs about religious freedom and the rights of the Indians, that led to his banishment from the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

The new exhibition under the title “New and Dangerous Opinions.”

The visitor center is closed Jan. 3 Jan. 27. After that, it is closed on Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 30 to March 28. The site of the memorial will remain open to the public.

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Information from: WPRI-TV, http://www.wpri.com

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