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Creative Survival: African Artisans in Newport

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Rough Point

680 Bellevue Avenue

Newport, RI 02840

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Newport was the most active slave port in the British North American colonies, and many of the enslaved Africans who arrived here were placed into training in the artisan trades, including furniture making. This presentation by the 1696 Heritage Group will explore how these African craftsmen and women contributed to colonial Newport’s economic and cultural prosperity.

Part Two of this program will take place at Whitehorne House Museum on July 29, when 1696 Heritage Group takes over the museum for one night only. For more information, click here.


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