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Lecture: Butts Hill Fort in Revolutionary Times

March 4 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

On Monday March 4th Butts Hill Fort Restoration Committee Chairman Col Paul Murphy (USAF Ret) will deliver a presentation to lodge members and the public at St. John’s Lodge No 1. 81 Sprague St in Portsmouth RI. Mr. Murphy will provide a short History of Butts Hill Fort as a key defensive point in Revolutionary-Era Rhode Island, especially its role in the Aug 1778 Battle of Rhode Island, and our current volunteer efforts to improve and preserve the largest existing American Revolutionary earthworks in New England.

The presentation takes place after the lodge meeting, and will be open to the public, 7:30 pm.


March 4
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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St. John’s Lodge No. 1
81 Sprague Street
Portsmouth, RI 02871 United States
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