Join us at Peace Dale Library on Tuesday, September 26, 6 PM, with local historian Prof. Richard Vangeermeersch and Rhode Island College Special Collections Librarian Marlene Lopes for a presentation about Joseph P. Hazard (1807-1892).

Joseph P Hazard seated view

Hazard was part of the prominent mill-owning Peace Dale family but was not involved in running the family’s business ventures. Prof. Vangermeersch will speak about Hazard’s diary and letters and their historical context. Artifacts and documents relating to Joseph P. Hazard from both Rhode Island College and Peace Dale Library will be on display.

Registration preferred but not required at 789-1555 xt 108 or jwilson@skpl.org.

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