Newport History Tours, Tour of the Month

Estate Gardeners on Newport The well-manicured lawns and carefully cultivated gardens of Newport’s Gilded Age estates were as important as the famous “cottages”. Maintaining them was a …

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Estate Gardeners on Newport

The well-manicured lawns and carefully cultivated gardens of Newport’s Gilded Age estates were as important as the famous “cottages”. Maintaining them was a herculean effort. Join Frank Amaral, Newport Restoration Foundation Head Landscaper, and Harry Eudenbach, historian and author of Estate Gardeners of Newport on a walking tour that explores the stories of the gardeners, both past and present, who have worked at many of Newport’s finest homes.

$15 for Newport Historical Society members, active and retired military with ID. Purchase tickets and depart from the Brick Market: Museum & Shop, 127 Thames Street, Newport. Reservations are recommended.