Wednesday, July 17—Apponaug open 2 - 5 p.m.; Conimicut open 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Norwood open 1 - 5 p.m.

Roger Williams and His Legacy

Roger Williams and the Narragansett People

Join Roger Williams National Memorial Ranger John McNiff and the Friends of the Library for a talk on Roger Williams and his legacy.


Find out about the founding of Rhode Island. Explore Roger Williams’ relationship with the Narragansett People, and discover how Roger Williams’ ideas about religious freedom influenced the Rhode Island and United States of America constitutions.


The Friends will conduct a brief business meeting at 6:45 p.m. followed by John’s talk.


John McNiff joined the National Park Service in 1996 and was stationed at the Roger Williams National Memorial in 1997. He is a graduate of Rhode Island College and SUNY Binghamton. He grew up in Gaspee Plateau.


This event is free and open to all. Drop in for a fun time.

Event Details

Program Time: 
07:00pm - 08:30pm
Room Reservation: 
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
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Name of Organization: 
Warwick Public Library
Contact Name: 
Wil Gregersen
Contact Phone Number: 
(401) 739-5440, x9758
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