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Walking Tour: The French in 18th Century Newport
March 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm$15
Explore the heart of this 18th century city on the French in Newport Tour and discuss the year-long period when thousands of French soldiers and sailors lived alongside 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.
This hour-long walking tour departs from the Colony House and costs $15 per person, $10 for Newport Historical Society members and active duty military. Tickets must be purchased online at NewportHistoryTours.com; cash payments are not accepted.
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.