2013-11-07 / About Town

Hear about burning of Gaspee from author

Rory Raven, the author of “Burning the Gaspee: Revolution in Rhode Island,” will lead a discussion at the library on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. He will talk about the events surrounding the 1772 burning of the Gaspee by Rhode Island colonists. Raven will highlight the event’s main characters, including Lt. William Dudingston, the Gaspee’s hated leader, and John Brown, the main instigator from Providence.

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