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Ice skating in Providence, Rhode Island
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Downtown Providence’s ice skating rink is twice the size of the one at New York City’s Rockefeller Center.

The Rhode Island State House in Providence, Rhode Island
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The Rhode Island State House’s dome is the fourth-largest self-supported marble dome in the world, behind only St. Peter’s Basilica, the Minnesota state capital and the Taj Mahal.

Providence's Jewelry District neighborhood was placed on the National Registry of Historic Places in 1985
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Providence was once known as the “Jewelry Capital of the United States.”