A Welcome Addition to Newport History

Some new walking tours are being offered to those interested in Newport’s rich African-American history. A 90-minute tour, organized by Niko Merritt, introduces you to such wonderful stops as the home of musician and composer, Newport Gardner, and the Isaac Rice homestead where Rice’s life-long friend, Frederick Douglass, stayed when visiting Newport.


Explore more about the tour at Sankofa Community Connection:

Newport African-American History Tour


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