Newport History Tour of the Month: Quaker Newport
By the height of Newport’s Golden Age, over half of the city’s population was Quaker. Explore the Great Friends Meeting House, the Point neighborhood and other sites relating to the Society of Friends with historian Elizabeth Cazden. Learn about select Quaker merchants, craftsmen and politicians who played key roles in the colonial city. Reservations required as space is limited, call 401.841.8770. Tours cost $15 per person, $10 Newport Historical Society members and active duty military with ID. Newport History Tours is a partnership between the Newport Restoration Foundation and Newport Historical Society.