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Colonial Wedding Expo, a History Space Event

Presented by Newport Historical Society at Colony House, Newport RI

Feb 15 2020
Colonial Wedding Expo, a History Space Event

Join the Newport Historical Society for a History Space event on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 10am-1pm at the Colony House, Washington Square, Newport, RI. Admission is free, donations are welcome.

Much like the present day, weddings in colonial America were a time for celebrating, however, brides did not wear white gowns, nor were diamond rings and wedding registries the norm. Explore colonial wedding traditions interpreted by costumed living historians during the annual winter History Space event.

Activities during the program:

Talk to a bride dressing for her ceremony.
Discover recipes and special foods that were commonly served on the occasion.
Learn the story behind couples who were

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Admission is free, donations welcome.

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Colony House

Washington Square, Newport, RI 02840

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