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Tour of the Month: Creative Survival

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Discover the early history of Newport’s people of color, enslaved and free. This tour looks at the places where slaves lived and labored, along with locations where free blacks built their enterprises and supported a new local industry. It concludes in the country’s oldest intact African-American graveyard, “God’s Little Acre.”

Purchase tickets and depart from the Museum of Newport History & Shop, 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI. For a full calendar of tours and to purchase tickets go to NewportHistoryTours.com  or you can call 401-841-8770. Reservations are required as space is limited. Tour costs $20 per person, $15 for Newport Historical Society members and active duty military with I.D.

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Date:
August 17
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Website:
http://newporthistorytours.org/tour-of-the-month/

Venue

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