Creative Survival Walking Tour
February 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm$20
During African American History month, discover the 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 Black people built their enterprises and supported a new local industry. Weather conditions permitting, the tour concludes in the country’s oldest intact African-American graveyard, “God’s Little Acre.”
Tour costs $20 per person, $15 Newport Historical Society members, active duty and retired military with ID; $10 for children ages 5-12; with the Winter Festival button: $17 for adults and $7 for children ages 5-12. Tour departs from the Museum of Newport History at the Brick Market at 127 Thames Street; to purchase tickets visit NewportHistoryTours.org. For more details call 401-841-8770.