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Wed, Apr 12

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Burrillville

"History of Sweet’s Hill" slideshow presented by Betty Mencucci

Come and learn about the town’s largest farm (located on East Avenue) and its history beginning around 1720. Learn about the generations of people who farmed this property, what they produced and why it closed.

"History of Sweet’s Hill" slideshow presented by Betty Mencucci
"History of Sweet’s Hill" slideshow presented by Betty Mencucci

Time & Location

Apr 12, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Burrillville, 26 East Ave, Burrillville, RI 02830, USA

About the event

"History of Sweet’s Hill" slideshow presented by Betty Mencucci by the Burrillville Historical & Preservation Society and the Burrillville Land Trust. Wed., April 12th—6 p.m. at the Assembly Theater. Come and learn about the town’s largest farm (located on East Avenue) and its history beginning around 1720. Learn about the generations of people who farmed this property, what they produced and why it closed. Learn about efforts to preserve this property by the Burrillville Land Trust. The event is free. All are welcome to attend. The 1890s photo shows the workers grinding corn to make silage (photo courtesy of Pam Cardin).

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