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Newport’s British Occupation Walking Tour

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 11:00 am Museum of Newport History & Shop

In 1777 as the Revolutionary War officially began, 7,000 British and Hessian soldiers invaded Newport creating an occupation that lasted for nearly 3 years. Join an expert tour guide wearing an authentic 18th century British military uniform and explore the...

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