30th Charter Celebration http://ripr.org en Get tickets for the RI 350th Charter Celebration http://ripr.org/post/get-tickets-ri-350th-charter-celebration <p>Rhode Island has a big celebration coming up and the time to get tickets for the fund-raising gala is dwindling down.</p><p>Three and a half centuries ago, Rhode Island struck a blow that would ripple around the globe when England granted the colony a charter that for the first time in the modern world set up a government that gave absolute religious freedom to citizens.</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:31:05 +0000 Scott MacKay 16802 at http://ripr.org