Group Tours at Casey Farm (c. 1750)
Experience history, explore the land
Explore this working farm, established in the eighteenth century as a plantation to grow food for Newport and other coastal markets, and learn about the role of farming in colonial Rhode Island. Tour the farmyard and the family cemetery, where six generations of Caseys are buried.
Follow the trails to organic vegetable and flower gardens grown for Historic New England’s Community Supported Agriculture program. Visit heritage-breed turkeys and flocks of Dominique and Rhode Island Red chickens.
2325 Boston Neck Road, Saunderstown, R.I.
Hours of Operation:
- June 1 to October 15, Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- All group tours must be scheduled by appointment. In addition to open days, group tours may be scheduled at times the farm is closed to the public.
Guided Farmyard and Cemetery Tour
We are happy to work with you to customize your experience.
Enjoy an approximately 45-minute guided tour; please allow one hour for your visit. Up to 15 visitors can tour the house with each guide; generally we can accommodate up to 50 visitors on tours at one time. Accommodations can be made for larger groups. Please note that the tour requires a considerable amount of walking. If members of your group need special assistance, please let the museum know in advance.
More Tour Details
- Guided Farmyard and Cemetery Tour: $5 per adult and $3 per student for groups of 8 or more visitors. Prices subject to change.
- Receptive tour operator rates available upon request.
- Tour leader and bus driver are welcome to a complimentary tour with the group.
- A non-refundable deposit based on your maximum number is due upon booking. The outstanding balance must be paid when the group arrives for the tour.
- Please call two weeks in advance to confirm a guaranteed number of visitors.
- Enjoy shopping and restaurants in nearby Historic Wickford Village and scenic downtown Jamestown.
- Explore nearby local historic sites such as Gilbert Stuart Birthplace, Smith’s Castle, and South County Museum.
- Nearby Newport offers many restaurants, shops, and attractions including the Newport Mansions on Bellevue Avenue.
- Visit another Historic New England property nearby. Package discounts available
- Watson Farm, Jamestown – In 1789, Job Watson purchased a piece of this rich farmland, and for the next two centuries five successive generations of the Watson family cultivated the land. Today, this 265-acre property remains a working family farm. Using innovative sustainable practices, the farm managers continue the tradition of pastoral husbandry, grazing heritage-breed Red Devon cattle and sheep on the scenic seaside pastures.
- A wheelchair-accessible restroom is located on the grounds.
- Enjoy a walk around the farm with sweeping views of Narragansett Bay.
- Plenty of on-site parking is available for both cars and buses.
- This is an extensive seaside landscape and working farm. Please wear appropriate shoes and expect cooler windy conditions.
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