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POSTPONED Tour of the Month: Newport’s British Occupation
May 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 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.
Reservations required as space is limited. Tours cost $20 per person, $15 Newport Historical Society members and active duty military with ID. 401.841.8770. Tours depart at 11am from the Museum of Newport History & Shop, 127 Thames Street.
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