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7 Insane Things That Happened In Rhode Island You Won’t Find in History Books

As one of the oldest states in the nation, Rhode Island has quite an extensive history! While most of this is pretty well documented in our history books, there are a few fascinating things have have happened in the state you probably haven’t heard about. Some of these things occurred more than a century ago, while others are part of our state’s more recent history. Regardless of when it happened, these 7 things are definitely pretty amazing!

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Jeana is a freelance writer, musician, and student. She is in the Providence based acoustic duo Tammy & Jeana, and the folk act known as Great Gale. Jeana commutes to Northeastern University in Boston where she is pursuing an M.S. in Organizational Communication. As a long time Rhode Islander who was born in Warwick, she loves promoting the state's wonders.