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Phone (401) 841-8770
Price Free
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories History Museums

The Children’s Hour: Three Centuries of Children’s Books and Texts from the Collections of the Newport Historical Society

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 10:00a to 5:00p

The Children’s Hour presents a selection of 18th, 19th & 20th century children’s books & printed materials from the Newport Historical Society’s extensive collection. Highlights include works of 19th-century Newport authors Susan Coolidge (What Katy Did), Laura E. Howe Richards (Captain January) & Clement C. Moore (A Visit from St. Nicholas). Children’s educational materials are also exhibited such as 19th and 20th century primers, a penmanship book & an 1803 “game” of pictures & sight words.

Created by NHS1854

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The Museum of Newport History at the Brick Market
127 Thames St.
Newport, RI 02841
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