2017-09-07 / About Town

Watson Farm hosting walking tour Sunday

A guided walking tour of Watson Farm is scheduled from 2-5 p.m. Sept. 10 at the 265-acre property, 455 North Main Road.

Don Minto, farm manager since 1980, will lead the tour. He will explain Rhode Island’s agrarian heritage during the 2-mile walk along the West Passage while discussing the evolution of the farm. He will focus on the land, people and natural resources of Narragansett Bay. Minto also will explain the importance of preserving historic landscapes.

Admission is $10 from Historic New England’s website. Members receive a $5 discount. To learn more, call Minto at 423-0005.

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