2005-09-01 / News

Visit the Amistad this weekend

The schooner Amistad, Connecticut’s flagship and tall ship ambassador, will be making a visit to Rhode Island over the Labor Day weekend, docking at Fort Adams on Thursday, Sept. 1.

While visiting in Newport, people will be able to board the historic sailing vessel and take a tour. Hours are Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for seniors and children.

The visit is sponsored by the American Sail Training Association, BankNewport, the city of Providence, the Rhode Island Foundation, and the Newport Chamber of Commerce.

Once the boat leaves Newport it will make stops in Bristol and Providence.

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