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Newport Historical Society

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June 2018

The Palatine Wreck: The Legend of the New England Ghost Ship

June 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Newport Historical Society, 82 Touro St
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Two days after Christmas in 1738, a British merchant ship traveling from Rotterdam to Philadelphia grounded in a blizzard on the northern tip of Block Island. The 105 passengers and crew on board—sick, frozen, and starving—were all that remained of the 340 men, women, and children who had left their homeland the previous spring. Shortly after the wreck, rumors began to circulate that the passengers had been mistreated by the ship’s crew and by some of the islanders. The stories…

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July 2018

The Newport Show Gala Preview Party

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Each summer since 2007, the St. George’s School Ice Rink has been transformed into an upscale shopping venue during the Newport Antiques Show. It’s a weekend event that has become a high point for the social season and a not-to-be-missed opportunity for fine art aficionados. In 2018, the Show will continue its reputation for luxury but it adopts a new name, The Newport Show, to better reflect its diverse roster of over 40 dealers. Attendees can again browse for antique…

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The Newport Show

July 28 @ 10:00 am - July 29 @ 4:00 pm

Each summer since 2007, the St. George’s School Ice Rink has been transformed into an upscale shopping venue during the Newport Antiques Show. It’s a weekend event that has become a high point for the social season and a not-to-be-missed opportunity for fine art aficionados. In 2018, the Show will continue its reputation for luxury but it adopts a new name, The Newport Show, to better reflect its diverse roster of over 40 dealers. Attendees can again browse for antique…

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