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Independence Day Open House

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Independence Day Open House

Thursday, July 4, 2019
Colony House – Washington Square
Opens at  9:30am
Reading of the Declaration of Independence (approximately 11am)
Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House – 82 Touro Street, Enter from Barney Street
10am – 12pm
Great Friends Meeting House – 21 Farewell Street
10am – 12pm
Visit Washington Square for a morning of Fourth of July activities, including a reading of the Declaration of Independence. Throughout the day, come to more than a dozen houses of worship for a free tour to learn how the building or the congregation that worships there symbolizes Newport, Rhode Island’s commitment to freedom of religion and religious diversity.
Also visit historic houses of worship in Newport on a tour organized by “Four Faiths, Four Landmarks,” made possible by generous support from Discover Newport as well as the participating houses of worship. More information is available at 4faiths.org.
Other participants include: Channing Unitarian, First Presbyterian, Mt. Zion AME, Newport Congregational, St. John the Evangelist Episcopal, St. Joseph’s Catholic, St. Paul’s United Methodist, Touro Synagogue, Trinity Episcopal, and United Baptist.
Hours at each site vary, check the website 4faiths.org or call 401-290-7535 for the hours of each institution or for further information.

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Date:
July 4
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Organizer

Newport Historical Society
Phone:
4018460813
Email:
hrockwood@newporthistory.org
Website:
NewportHistory.org

Venue

Colony House
Washington Square
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Phone:
4018460813
Website:
NewportHistory.org