2007-01-11 / About Town

History tour volunteers needed at John Brown House

The Rhode Island Historical Society is now recruiting energetic, inquisitive lovers of history to be volunteer museum guides and educators at its John Brown House Museum in Providence.

The society is also recruiting guides for its SummerWalks historical walking tour program, which presents tours of Benefit Street and College Hill.

Training for prospective guides and educators will take place at the John Brown House Museum from Jan. 17 through Feb. 21. Classes will be held Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to noon and on Sunday, Jan. 28, and Sunday, Feb. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 52 Power St. in Providence. Parking is available onsite.

Pre-registration for training classes is required. For more information, e-mail dsantos@rihs.org or call.274.7507, ext. 60.

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