A Walking Tour of Newport’s Historic Houses of Worship


Touro Synagogue - Dedicated in 1763

Touro Synagogue – Dedicated in 1763

Hear the remarkable story of Touro Synagogue, a building of exquisite beauty and design and America’s oldest Jewish house of Worship.

Newport Congregational Church - 1857

Newport Congregational Church – 1857

Marvel at the exquisite geometric murals and opalescent stained glass windows designed by John La Farge – a pre-eminent artist of the American Decorative Arts Movement in the 19th century.

Trinity Episcopal Church - 1726

Trinity Episcopal Church – 1726

Behold the classical colonial architecture of Rhode Island’s oldest Episcopal (Anglican) congregation. Sit where General George Washington, the Vanderbilts, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Senator Claiborne Pell, and Queen Elizabeth II worshiped.

St. Mary's Catholic Church - 1847

St. Mary’s Catholic Church – 1847

Hear the story of Rhode Island’s oldest Catholic Parish Church built by Irish immigrants fleeing the potato famine. Then re-live Camelot where Jacqueline Bouvier and John F. Kennedy wed on September 12, 1953.

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