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Newport History Tours, Tour of the Month

  • Location: Brick Market: Museum & Shop
  • 127 Thames Street
  • Newport, RI 02840
  • Phone (401) 841-8770
  • Dates: August 19, 2017
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Price: $20, $15 for Newport Historical Society members, active and retired military with ID
Overview

Spring Forth: A Walking Tour of Newport's Colonial Origins
Explore the earliest colonial foundations of Newport's urban planning and streetscapes. Beginning with the original settlements near Spring Street, the tour winds its way through the Historic Hill to Touro Park, investigating land use patterns and centuries of changing urban geography. Join John Tschirch for this fascinating exploration of long ago Newport.