Pawtucket Avenue Tour of the Old Rumford Library (1905) and the Refurbished 1st Baptist Church (1789)
Buildings Open for Free Tours 6 -7pm
Refreshments at the Church of the Epiphany 6:30-7pm
Slide Presentation at the Church of the Epiphany 7pm
The East Providence Historical Society invites you to tour two special buildings in Rumford. Visit the old Rumford Library and witness its transformation into a unique and beautiful residence. See the interior restoration of the 1st Baptist Church, an 1879 Queen Anne masterpiece designed by Walker/Gould. Enjoy refreshments and a slide presentation at the Church of the Epiphany. Rita Danielle Steele, current owner of the library, will talk about her project prefaced by brief remarks on the history of the Rumford Library by Weaver Librarian Joyce May.