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Preservation Society Events – Newport County

Preservation Society Events – Newport County

TreesVisit the landscapes of Newport County through free, expert led tours. These tours are all free and provide an opportunity to learn much about Newport and what it has to offer from the Cliff Walk to Queen Anne Square which was recently renovated with work by Maya Lin, creator of the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial in Washing, DC. These events require registration so please see to register and enjoy all Newport! tclf.org/event/whats-out-there-weekend-newport-county.

 

Launch Reception

NEWPORT
FRIDAY, May 8, 6 to 8pm
Hosted by: The Preservation Society of Newport County
Location: The Breakers, 44 Ochre Point Ave, Newport

10.00
Ballard Park

NEWPORT
SATURDAY, May 9, 10 to 11am
Guide: Colleen McGrath, President, Friends of Ballard Park
Meet: Ballard Park Hazard Road entrance, Newport

Free
Beavertail Light

JAMESTOWN
SATURDAY, May 9, 2 to 3pm
Guide: Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association docent
Meet: Fog Signal Building, Beavertail State Park, Beavertail Road, Jamestown

Free
Bellevue Ave and Memorial Blvd

NEWPORT
SATURDAY, May 9, 3 to 4:30pm
Guides: Tanya Kelley, Principal, PLACEstudio Landscape Design; Ross S. Cann, Principal, A4 Architecture + Planning
Meet: Old Stone Mill at Touro Park, Newport

Free
Blithewold Mansion

BRISTOL
SUNDAY, May 10, 4 to 5pm
Guide: Blithewold Docent
Meet: 101 Ferry Road (Rt 114), Bristol

Free
Blue Garden

NEWPORT
SUNDAY, May 10, 3 to 4pm
Guide: Sarah Vance, Director, Blue Garden
Meet: Private location, address will be announced to registrants

Free Sold Out
Chateau-sur-Mer

NEWPORT
SUNDAY, May 10, 9 to 10am
Guide: Jim Donahue, Curator of Historic Landscapes & Horticulture, The Preservation Society of Newport County
Meet: 474 Bellevue Avenue, Newport

Free
Cliff Walk

NEWPORT
SATURDAY, May 9, 10 to 11am
Guides: John Hirschboeck, Cliff Walk Commission; Karen Beck, FASLA, RI ASLA
Meet: Easton’s Beach 175 Memorial Blvd, Newport

Free
Cliff Walk

NEWPORT
SUNDAY, May 10, 1 to 2pm
Guides: John Hirschboeck, Cliff Walk Commission; Karen Beck, FASLA, RI ASLA
Meet: Easton’s Beach 175 Memorial Blvd, Newport

Free
Common Burying Ground

SUNDAY, May 10, 3 to 4pm
Guide: Theresa Stokes, President 1696 Heritage Group
Meet: Main Entrance on Farewell Street, Newport

Free
Discover Colonial Newport

NEWPORT
SATURDAY, May 9, 9 to 10am
Guide: Newport Historical Society
Meet: Museum of Newport History 127 Thames St, Newport

Free
Discover Colonial Newport

NEWPORT
SUNDAY, May 10, 9 to 10am
Guide: Newport Historical Society
Meet: Museum of Newport History 127 Thames St, Newport

Free
Fort Adams

NEWPORT
SATURDAY, May 9, 9 to 10:30am
Guides: Elena Pascarella, Principal Landscape Architect, Landscape Elements LLC; Steve Marino, Fort Adams Trust
Meet: Fort Adams Trust 90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport

Free
Golden to Gilded Age Newport

NEWPORT
SUNDAY, May 10, 11am to Noon
Guide: Newport Historical Society
Meet: Museum of Newport History 127 Thames St, Newport

Free
Green Animals

PORTSMOUTH
SATURDAY, May 9, Noon to 1pm
Guide: Jim Donahue, Curator of Historic Landscapes & Horticulture, The Preservation Society of Newport County
Meet: 380 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth

Free
Greenvale Vineyards

PORTSMOUTH
SUNDAY, May 10, 10 to 11am
Guide: William Wilson, Owner
Meet: Historic Stable/Tasting Room, 582 Wapping Rd, Portsmouth

Free
Island Cemetery & Belmont Chapel

NEWPORT
SATURDAY, May 9, 4 to 5pm
Guide: James L. Yarnall, Ph.D. Professor of Art History, Chair of the Department of Art, Salve Regina University
Meet: Island Cemetery Chapel 30 Warner St, Newport

Free
Miantonomi Memorial Park

NEWPORT
SUNDAY, May 10, Noon to 1pm
Guide: Scott Wheeler, Buildings and Grounds Supervisor/Tree Warden, City of Newport
Meet: Miantonomi Memorial Park, playground near the intersection of Hillside Ave and Dexter Street, Newport

Free
Norman Bird Sanctuary

MIDDLETOWN
SUNDAY, May 10, 2 to 3pm
Guide: Tanya Kelley, Principal, PLACEstudio Landscape Design
Meet: Welcome Center 583 3rd Beach Rd, Middletown

Free
Paradise Valley

MIDDLETOWN
SUNDAY, May 10, Noon to 1pm
Guide: Kaity Ryan, Manager of Preservation Policy, The Preservation Society of Newport County
Meet: Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Sachuest Point Road, Middletown

Free
Portuguese Discovery Monument

NEWPORT
SATURDAY, May 9, 3 to 4pm
Guide: Arek Galle, ASLA, BETA Group, Inc.
Meet: Brenton Point State Park, Newport

Free
Prescott Farm

MIDDLETOWN
SUNDAY, May 10, 1 to 2pm
Guide: Susan Estabrook, URI Master Gardener and Project Manager of the Prescott Farm Master Gardener site; Liz Spoden, Coordinator for Education Programs, Newport Restoration Foundation
Meet: 2009 W Main Rd, Middletown

Free
Rough Point

NEWPORT
SATURDAY, May 9, 1 to 2pm
Guide: Katie Adams, Gardener, Newport Restoration Foundation
Meet: 680 Bellevue Ave, Newport

Free
St. George’s School

MIDDLETOWN
SUNDAY, May 10, 2:30 to 3:30pm
Guide: Bill Douglas, Director of Alumni Relations; George Staples, Director of Operations; Lori Silvia Gardener/Designer
Meet: 372 Purgatory Rd., Middletown

Free
St. Mary’s Evangelical Church

PORTSMOUTH
SATURDAY, May 9, 2 to 3pm
Guide: St Mary’s Congregation Member; Charles Allott, Executive Director, Aquidneck Land Trust; Jim Garman, Portsmouth Town Historian
Meet: 324 E Main Rd, Portsmouth

Free
The Elms

NEWPORT
SUNDAY, May 10, 3 to 4pm
Guide: John Tschirch, Instructor in Design History, Rhode Island School of Design; Jeffrey Curtis, Director of Gardens and Grounds, The Elms
Meet: 367 Bellevue Avenue, Newport

Free
Watson Farm

JAMESTOWN
SUNDAY, May 10, 1 to 2pm
Guide: Don and Heather Minto, farm managers, Historic New England
Meet: 455 North Rd, Jamestown

Free

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