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EGHPS February Meeting
Sunday, February 17
EGHPS February Meeting  (Member Meetings)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
East Greenwich Police Department, Public Meeting Room, 176 First Avenue
James Ignasher, author of Forgotten Tales of Rhode Island Aviation will share amazing but true stories about Rhode Island air and rail disasters. Did you know that on May 16, 1944 a military plane crashed on the East Greenwich-Exeter border? Or that there was once an airport in Smithfield where Bryant College is located? The roof of that airport hanger is now the roof of a factory building at 18 Industrial Drive. Jim is a local historian based in Smithfield and the author of several books on largely forgotten air, sea and rail disasters.



EGHPS March Meeting
Sunday, March 17
EGHPS March Meeting  (Member Meetings)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
East Greenwich Police Department, Public Meeting Room, 176 First Ave.

Tim Gray, Founder of The World War II Foundation, will be our speaker. Tim Gray is a national award-winning documentary film director, producer and writer based in Rhode Island. Tim has produced, written and directed 21 documentary films to date on the personal stories of the World War II generation.