News About Gaspee Days

Parade Statement

Published 06/15/2018

The volunteers of the Gaspee Days Committee are deeply saddened that any of our dedicated spectators of the 53rd annual parade were offended by the American Civil War reenactment groups use of the Confederate flag.  The inclusion of this portion of the parade was not intended to offend and we sincerely apologize.  Moving forward, the...

Happy Gaspee Days

Published 06/05/2018

Happy Gaspee Days! The Gaspee Days Committee is ready!! We have been planning since early September of 2017! So here is our list of things to do! 1. Register for the Gaspee Days 5K on our website 2. Place your chair on Parade route early Saturday 3. Join us at 8 am for a non denominational Ecumenical Service celebrating...

Gaspee Mace

Published 05/15/2018

The Gaspee Days Committee is pleased to announce the honor of carrying The mace at the head of this years parade has been given to Col. Ron Barnes of the Pawtuxet Rangers.   For the first time, no one will be in front of the Pawtuxet Rangers as the Gaspee Days parade kicks off.  Col Barnes is...

Gaspee Days Events

Published 05/02/2018

Gaspee Days Events Mark your calander! Gaspee Days is almost here!  The hardworking committee of volunteers are putting the final touches on the events. Check out our web site at for details   

Gaspee Days Committee Historian Published!

Published 04/05/2018

The Gaspee Days Committee is pleased to announce of our past president and Committee historian John Concannon article titled The Conspiracy to Destroy the Gaspee was published March 8th in the Journal of the American Revolution. For all of you Gaspee Days history lovers this is the article for you!  The Journal of the AmericanRevolution is the leading...