Smith’s Castle’s Dedication of RI Slave History Medallion

Link to Brief Biographies of Slaves at Cocumscussoc.pdf

Saturday, October 10, 2020 – 10am to 11am
55 Richard Smith Drive, North Kingstown, RI

This dedication features remarks by RISHM director Charles Roberts, Smith’s Castle Vice-president and Education Committee chairperson Robert A. Geake and members of their education committee.

A blessing of the land in the original Narragansett language will be given by Loren Spears of the Tomaquag Museum. The Mixed Magic Exult Gospel Choir will perform spiritual tributes. Members of the Rhode Island First Black Regiment will honor the enslaved Patriots with a musket salute.

This program is made possible by the Rhode Island Slave History Medallions organization and the Friends of Smith’s Castle and Preserve RI.

Smith’s Castle’s Dedication of RI Slave History Medallion

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