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Celebrating the Persistence of Patriots of Color

February 25, 2023 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join this special event honoring Black History Month: The Persistence of Patriots of Color and the Formation of The First Rhode Island Regiment of the Continental Army.

The Old Colony History Museum will host speakers to present their on-going work elevating the stories of veterans of color from Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Learn about the history of the 55th Regiment, fascinating discoveries, and preservation efforts with authors and historians.

The Old Colony History Museum will be free to visit all day, 10 am – 4 pm. For more information:


February 25, 2023
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Old Colony History Museum
66 Church Green
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
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