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Walking Tour: Golden to Gilded
September 12, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm$15
Purchase your tickets at NewportHistoryTours.org.
Explore Newport’s transformation from colonial Golden Age to Gilded Age summer colony.
Tours depart from the Colony House, located at the top of Washington Square, and cost $15 per person, $10 for Newport Historical Society members and active duty military. Tickets must be purchased in advance online at NewportHistoryTours.com, cash payments are not accepted. Visitors are required to wear a face mask and follow social distancing guidelines of staying 6 feet apart from anyone not part of their “quaranteam.” Additionally, visitors will be screened for illness to ensure the health of everyone in the tour group. Tours are limited to 6 visitors. For more details visit NewportHistoryTours.org or call the Museum of Newport History & Shop at 401-841-8770.
And the Newport Historical Society is presenting a socially distanced living history event in the Colony House on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 10am to 2pm. Free, donations welcome.
Living History Event: Masculine Fashions of the 18th Century
Two costumed living historians will portray an 18th century tailor’s apprentice and a peruke (wig) maker.