The French in Newport: A Newport History Space Event, September 10-12

September 16th, 2021 News

21 Gun Salute by the Newport Artillery Company at the grave marker dedication on September 10 for two fallen French soldiers who died in the cause of American Freedom whose graves had not been marked before. Markers provided by the John Steven Shop. Read more and watch the video here!

Washington’s Tent: George Washington’s mobile military headquarters where the final stages of the March to Yorktown were planned. The tent was provided by the Museum of the American Revolution, at the Great Friends Meeting House, one of the locations celebrating the French occupation in Newport in 1780 at the Newport Historical Society’s weekend event on September 11 and 12.

“Remember the Ladies” – at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House operated by the Newport Historical Society at their French weekend event on September 11.