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This home, built in 1786 by the wealthy China trade merchant John Brown, is a restored three-story Georgian-style, furnished with fine examples of Colonial antiques, decorative arts and pewter and silver collections.

Guided tours are available Tuesday-Sunday, March through December; by appointment rest of year. Holiday hours may vary; phone ahead.

Location: RI Historical Society, 52 Power Street, Providence Rhode Island 02906 Telephone 401-331-8575 Fax 401- 351-012

Other History nearby:
(Weymouth) Abigail Adams Birthplace
(Warwick) Apponaug Village
(Newport) Astors' Beechwood Mansion and Museum
(Old Mystic) B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill
(Barrington) Barrington Town Hall
(Fall River) Battleship Cove

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