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Walking Tour: Creative Survival
May 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm$15
Creative Survival – Discover the early history of Newport’s people of color, enslaved and free. Explore the places where enslaved people lived and labored, along with locations where free African Americans built their enterprises and supported a new local industry.
This hour-long walking tour departs outside of the Museum of Newport History at the Brick Market, located at the foot of Washington Square, 127 Thames Street, Newport RI. Attendees can look for a sandwich board sign indicating the departure point next to the building.
Tours cost $15 per person, $10 for Newport Historical Society members and active duty military. Tickets must be purchased in advance at NewportHistoryTours.org/.
All tours follow social distancing guidelines with participants wearing a cloth or medical face mask and participants must maintain six feet apart from anyone outside of their “quaranteam.” Tour groups will not exceed ten participants and visitors will be asked a series of screening questions to ensure the health of everyone attending. For more details visit NewportHistoryTours.org or call the Museum of Newport History & Shop at 401-841-8770.