Historic Smith-Appleby House Announces “Festive Decorations

The Historic Smith-Appleby House in Smithfield, RI present its "Festive Decorations" Winter Tours, hosted by volunteers in Colonial period attire, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays throughout December and January (Dec. 23 & 30, 2010, and on Jan. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2011).

Online PR News – 23-December-2010 – – SMTIHFIELD, RI -- Branches, berries, and candles festively decorate the Smith-Appleby House Museum at 220 Stillwater Rd. in Smithfield, Rhode Island -- one of the few 17th century houses still standing in the state.

The house will be present its "Festive Decorations" Winter Tours, hosted by volunteers in Colonial period attire, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays throughout December and January (Dec. 23 & 30, 2010, and on Jan. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2011). Donation: Adults, $4. Children, free. No reservations are needed.

The Smith-Appleby House was built, circa 1696, as a one-room stone-ender with loft by Elisha Smith, grandson of John “The Miller” Smith, one of Roger William’s original party of six men who left the Massachusetts Bay Colony to settle in Providence. Subsequent generations of the family expanded and modified the house to its present twelve rooms – which feature varied designs and original stencils.

The house is on the National Register of Historic Places and is home to the Smithfield Historical Society.

For more information, visit The Smith-Appleby House website at http://www.smithapplebyhouse.org or email: contact@smithapplebyhouse.org or phone: 401-231-7363.

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Don Goncalves
220 Stillwater Road
Smithfield RI, 02917

401-231-7363