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Trolley Tours of ‘Irish Newport’

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free

In celebration of the 43rd Annual Newport Irish Heritage Month, the Museum of Newport Irish History will host its annual Trolley Tour of “Irish Newport” on Saturday, March 7, 2020.

Two tours offered, both depart Hibernian Hall:
– 10:00 a.m.
(complimentary coffee and Danish available at 9:30am)
– 12:30 p.m.

Each 2-hour narrated tour include stops at various sites connected to the history of the Irish in Newport, including The Forty Steps and the Barney Street Cemetery. Both tours include an introductory visit inside the Museum’s Interpretive Center. Generously co-sponsored by Viking Tours of Newport, the tour is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.

Reservations are required, as space is limited on both tours.
To reserve, please visit the ‘Events’ page at www.NewportIrishHistory.org or phone Larry at (401) 965-7276

Other Inquiries? Please phone Larry or write to NewportIrishHistory@gmail.com

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION The Museum of Newport Irish History, a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization, was founded in 1996 and now boasts 800 members. In addition to operating an Interpretive Center on Lower Thames Street, the organization sponsors numerous educational, cultural, social and fundraising events throughout the year, including the popular Michael F. Crowley Lecture Series. The organization also restored and maintains the historic Barney Street Cemetery at the corner of Barney and Mt. Vernon Street, steps from Washington Square. It is the final resting place of many of Newport’s earliest Irish residents and was the cemetery established to support Rhode Island’s first Roman Catholic parish, the forerunner of the current St. Mary’s Church at the corner of Spring Street and Memorial Boulevard. To learn more or join, please visit www.NewportIrishHistory.org

Details

Date:
March 7
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Tags:
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Website:
http://newportirishhistory.org/events.htm

Organizer

Museum of Newport Irish History
Phone:
401-848-0661
Email:
newportIrishHistory@gmail.com
Website:
http://newportirishhistory.org/index.htm

Venue

Hibernian Hall
2 Wellington Avenue
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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