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Creative Survival Walking Tour

Presented by Newport Historical Society at Museum of Newport History, Newport RI

Feb 16 2020
Creative Survival Walking Tour

During African American History month, discover the early history of Newport’s people of color, enslaved and free.

During African American History month, discover the early history of Newport’s people of color, enslaved and free. This tour looks at the places where the enslaved lived and labored, along with locations where free blacks built their enterprises and supported a new local industry. It concludes in the country’s oldest intact African-American graveyard, “God’s Little Acre.”

 

ADMISSION INFO

Tours cost $15 per person, $10 Newport Historical Society members, active duty and retired military with ID; $5 for children ages 5-12; with the Winter Festival button: $12 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-12. All tours depart from the Museum of Newport History & Shop 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI.

Contact: 401-846-0813

Email: esulock@newporthistory.org

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Museum of Newport History

127 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840-6627

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