Walking Tours and Bus Excursions
Get to know some of Newport’s neighborhoods and historic sites before the conference gets underway. All sites and tours are free with a conference badge, which will be available for pick-up at the registration desk starting at noon on April 10. More information and tour times, after the jump.
Tour Newport’s neighborhoods at risk of inundation and other historic sites
Keeping History Above Water attendees can visit Rough Point, an NRF property and house museum located on Bellevue Avenue, as well as take a Landscape Tour of the property, available at 2 pm and 4 pm.
Open hours also include Whitehorne House, an NRF property and house museum located on Thames Street—including NRF’s case study for resiliency in preservation, at the historic Christopher Townsend House, also known as the 74 Bridge Street Project.
Additionally, attendees can take a Bricks & Sticks guided tour, showing the exquisitely preserved architecture of Newport, from the colonial era to the Victorian splendor of lower Bellevue Avenue.
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74 Bridge Street
Rough Point landscape tours
Whitehorne House open hours
Bricks & Sticks
For Open Hours & Tours:
Open Hours Departure times:
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|From the Marriot:
Christopher Townsend House
(74 Bridge Street) &
(54 Washington Street)
are both located in
the Point neighborhood
– an easy walk
from the Marriott.
*See above for details, departure times, and pick-ups, as well as what is walkable from the Marriott.
**Please note that space on tours may be limited, so be sure to arrive early to guarantee your spot.