Contact: Karen Cooke
South County Tourism Council
The 6th Annual Tour Rhode Island Press Conference is exclusively open to the media and Tour Rhode Island committee and attractions and will be held at the State House/State Room, Providence on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at 2 p.m.
Event co-chairs Governor Donald L. Carcieri and Mrs. Sue Carcieri, representatives from regional tourism councils and convention and visitors bureaus, and officials from the Rhode Island Tourism Division will announce the details of the 6th Annual Tour Rhode Island, There�s No Place like Home!
More than 1,000 Rhode Islanders will be embarking on all-day tours throughout the
Out of 24 buses across the state, there are two taking place in South County � �South County Heroes & Settlers,� which includes General Nathanael Greene Homestead, Tomaquag Indian Memorial Museum, Arcadia Management Area, Kenyon�s Grist Mill, and Smith�s Castle. The �South County Treasures & Keepsakes� includes stops at Gilbert Stuart Museum & Herring Fish Ladder, South County Museum, Wilcox Park, Westerly Armory, and Babcock Smith House.