In August 1765, a group of Newporters organized a riot that turned leading citizens against each other and set Rhode Island on a path to rebellion against Great Britain. This tour explores what happened on those fateful summer days and offers a glimpse into life in colonial Newport on the eve of revolution. Presented by a guide wearing authentic historical clothing.
$15 for adults, $5 for children 5-12 years old, $10 for NHS Members, $10 for Military, Free for Children under 5 years old.
Newport History Tours is Newport’s leading tour group and has been recognized by media outlets such as Yankee Magazine for presenting outstanding tours. NHT is a program of the Newport Historical Society, a non-profit whose mission includes sharing Newport’s endlessly interesting history.
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