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Tour of the Month: The French in 18th Century Newport
July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Explore the heart of 18th century Newport and discuss the year-long period when roughly 12,000 French soldiers and sailors cohabited with Newport citizens during the American Revolution. Learn how the French contribution to the Revolutionary War was vital to the success of American Independence—and it began in Newport.
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.