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Off the Beaten Path: Farm Tour at Watson Farm
September 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join Historic New England and Farm Manager Don Minto on a special tour of Watson Farm, an extensive seaside working farm in Jamestown. Learn how the farm’s evolution relates to the local island community and Rhode Island history. Discover stories of the land, people, and natural resources of Narragansett Bay and learn how preserving our historic landscapes positively affects local food production.
Meet in the barnyard. Please come dressed for the weather and with comfortable shoes, and please leave pets at home.
To learn more about Watson Farm, visit https://www.historicnewengland.org/property/watson-farm/
Advance tickets recommended. Please call 401-423-0005 ext. 3 for more information or buy online at http://www.historicnewengland.org.
$5 Historic New England members
Directions to Watson Farm: Take Route 138 east across Jamestown Bridge. Take Helm St. exit. Turn right onto North Road. The farm is 0.3 miles on the right. From Newport Bridge, take the first exit. Follow signs to Jamestown. Turn right on Narragansett Avenue. Turn right at light on North Road. The farm is 1.6 miles on the left. There is plentiful parking at the farm.