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Free – $175

The French in 1780 Newport

July 07, 2022
All day
Great Friends Meeting House, 21 Farewell St
Newport, RI 02840 United States


You are cordially invited to attend a celebration of the French Alliance and arrival in Newport
on July 7 through 10 in Newport, Rhode Island sponsored by the Newport Historical Society,
Alliance Française and the Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic
Trail. This living history event French weekend is free. Details are HERE.

The event kicks off on July 7 at 5:30 pm with a Newport Historical Society French-themed
Culinary Adventure. Enjoy an evening of French hors d’oeuvres, colonial cocktails, and live
music on the lawn of the Great Friends Meeting House. Visit George Washington’s campaign
tent provided by the Museum of the American Revolution and speak with living historians
including le comte de Rochambeau. Tickets are $175 per person. You can buy them HERE.

The Alliance Française of Newport and the Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route
National Historic Trail are holding a free event Saturday, July 9th. The invitation is HERE, with
RSVP information.


Newport Historical Society
(401) 846-0813