History

Make your way outdoors this month for a 75-minute walking tour with the Newport Historical Society in the heart of downtown Newport. Each themed tour will happen on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 AM. Presented by an expert guide, tours will ...
In the years since Newport was founded in 1639, people have arrived here on the doorstep of the Atlantic from every corner of the world. First, it was the English dissenters seeking religious freedom. Then came the Quakers and the Jews in ...

Black History Month Events

February 01, 2021

This month, Newport celebrates the history, heritage and diversity of the Black community with special virtual events, lectures and walking tours throughout The Classic Coast. INTERNATIONAL TENNIS HALL OF FAME VIRTUAL EVENTS BREAKING ...
Newport is considered one of the most walkable cities in the U.S. From some of the most historic sites in the country to panoramic ocean views and architecture that will absolutely take your breath away, you're going to want to get up close ...
Nearly 400 years of downright monumental history comprise this small but fierce Classic Coast of ours. Since 1639 when a group of English settlers separated from the settlement in Portsmouth and planted roots on the southern side of our ...