URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography is one of the world’s premier academic institutions of oceanography and ocean exploration. GSO’s research, education, and outreach activities advance our knowledge of the world’s ocean.
Enjoy this popular interpretive walk featuring the historic South Ferry area. Led by Wayne and Bernice Durfee, the program begins with a half-hour presentation of historic photos at the Coastal Institute Large Conference Room. The walk then ventures down to the site of the old ferry landing, near the remains of WWI military bunkers overlooking Narragansett Bay, and through the campus of the Graduate School of Oceanography. The walking tour is free and is designed for adult audiences.