Points of Interest
Cliff Walk - "public
access walk that combines the natural beauty of the Newport shore line
with the architectural history of Newport's gilded age."
Fort Adams - "Make
history come alive for every member of your family." This site has wonderful
interesting information about Fort Adams, it's history and it's situation today.
Fort Adams St. Park - Parks
Glen Farm Equestrian Center, Glen Farm, Portsmouth - Historic, stone stables, bordering the Sakonnet River and hundreds of acres of beautiful country trails, pastures and polo fields.
Miantonomi Memorial Park & Tower - A
World War I memorial and Newport city park.
National Museum of American
Vernon Court, 492 Bellevue Ave., Newport
Newport Art Museum - "The
Newport Art Museum collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets historic and
contemporary visual arts of the highest quality with an emphasis on the rich
artistic heritage of Newport, the state of Rhode Island and southeastern New
Newport Historical Society - -
82 Touro St., Newport, 846-0813, History, programs, walking tours, collections
on display and more!
Newport Mansions - Preservation Society properties including:
The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House, Chateau-sur-Mer, Rosecliff, Hunter House,
Chepstow, Isaac Bell House, Kingscote and Green Animals Topiary Garden.
Newport Restoration Foundation -
51 Touro St, Newport. Includes: Doris Duke's mansion Rough Point, Samuel Whitehorne
House, Prescott Farm and historic houses in "The Point" and "Historic
Hill" sections of Newport.
Portsmouth Historical Society. Corner of East
Main Rd (Route 138) and Union St. The museum features artifacts and documents
rich in Portsmouth and Rhode Island history on the first floor. The second
floor, the former Christian Union Church, has been restored and is open for
viewing. The Southernmost Schoolhouse, the oldest standing schoolhouse in Rhode
Island, is on the grounds and is open for viewing. The museum is open Sundays
from 2-4 pm, Memorial Day through Columbus Day.
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