The Common Burying Ground features a rich historic record of the lives of Newporters. It also showcases beautiful colonial craftsmanship worthy of a museum. This tour will focus on the art and the carvers. Stones from the Stevens shop are at the heart of the tour but other prominent carvers’ work will be included.
Tours cost $20 per person, $15 Newport Historical Society members, active duty and retired military with ID; $5 for children ages 5-12. Reservations recommended as space is limited. Departs from the Brick Market: Museum & Shop, 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI. 401-841-8770.