2009-07-16 / About Town

Experience historic 19th century coaches in Newport

Aug. 20 to 23 will mark the return of authentic 19th century coaches drawn by matched and highly-trained teams of horses to Newport for a Weekend of Coaching, hosted by the Preservation Society of Newport County.

Enjoy free viewing of the colorful and historic coaches every day as they drive the streets of Newport and the grounds of the Newport Mansions, celebrating and preserving a century-old sporting tradition.

Approximately a dozen coaching teams will come to Newport from around the country.

Planned driving routes and schedule are available at www.newportmansions. org.

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