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.