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Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk

Thursday, 09/29/2011 – 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

NEW Member Benefit!!

Talk the talk and walk the walk with the Providence Preservation Society!

Talk the Talk Walk the Walk From May to September, Executive Director James Hall takes preservation from the classroom to the taproom. Join him for a lively lecture on the third Thursday of every month, and an illuminating tour, ending at a notable neighborhood pub*, on the fourth Thursday.

Five neighborhoods; five talks; five tours; five unique bars. Twenty ways to see Providence for the first time.

Each of five talks and tours free for members; $10 for non-members. Members – bring one guest, one time.

Tours are limited, so sign up today! 

* All pubs certified preservation success stories!

Schedule of Talks and Tours
All talks take place at 24 Meeting Street (click here for the a map).

June 23            Talking - Go West! Victorian Architecture and the West Side

June 30             Walking - Broadway

  Meet at Columbus Theatre, end at Nicks on Broadway

July 21              Talking - Before the Highway, there was the River

July 28              Walking - The Riverwalk

Meet at the World War I memorial on South Main St. (across the street from the Providence County Courthouse), end at Al Forno

August 18       Talking - Looking Up, Burning Down - Tales of the Financial District

August 25       Walking - Downtown

  Meet at Turk’s Head Building,  end at DownCity

September 22   Talking - Armory Wrestling: Pinning Down a Use for a Neighborhood Landmark

Sept 29            Walking - Armory District

Meet at the Ebenezer Knight Dexter Statue, end at Loie Fuller's

Current Members: Please RSVP to with the specific tour/lecture you would like to attend.

Non-Members: Please pay below or join PPS and attend all talks and tours for FREE!!

Non-Member fee-please select specific tour/lecture

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