Black History Month Lecture - Gilded Age Newport In Color: The African Heritage Experience in Early Newport

February 22, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Preservation Society Members$10 / General Public $15
Location: Rosecliff
548 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 847-1851

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Join Keith Stokes, Vice-President, 1696 Heritage Society for a lecture -
Gilded Age Newport in Color tells the largely unknown story of African American life in Newport during the 19th and turn of the 20th centuries. The presentation will unveil the historical sites, events and people associated with the African American community including images of places of worship, businesses and civic organizations that flourished along Bellevue Avenue, Historic Hill and Top of the Hill neighborhoods of early Newport.
Advance registration is required.
Admission: Preservation Society Members $10 / General Public $15
www.Newportmansions.org/learn or call 401-847-1851

Black History Month Lecture - Gilded Age Newport In Color: The African Heritage Experience in Early Newport