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Whitehorne Day: Port City

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Whitehorne House Museum

Free – Registration is encouraged


Discover the role of the ocean in Newport life in the 18th and 21st centuries! From 12 to 3 p.m., drop into the garden to take part in crafts, activities, and conversations with craftspeople, experts, and shop owners. Uncover the secrets of the ocean with the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project, learn all about sailing with the crew of the Oliver Hazard Perry, and meet team members from The Sailing Museum and the Tomaquag Museum.


From 3 to 4:30 p.m., join us in the back garden for a discussion with Silver Moon from the Tomaquag Museum. Admission to the event and museum is free on September 10. Registration is recommended.


Whitehorne Days programming is made possible through major funding support from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, an independent state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Council seeds, supports and strengthens public history, cultural heritage, civic education, and community engagement by and for all Rhode Islanders.

For more information:


Whitehorne House Museum
416 Thames Street
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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401–846–4152 ext.123
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