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Newport’s British Occupation Walking Tour

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 sites and stories of the soldiers and citizens affected during this time.

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.

Tickets are available online, click here.

 

Image by Caroline Goddard.

Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Organizer

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

Venue

Museum of Newport History & Shop
127 Thames Street
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Phone:
4018418770
Website:
NewportHistoryTours.org