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Newport in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

White Horse Tavern

1673

 
 
White Horse Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
1. White Horse Tavern Marker
Inscription.
“America’s Oldest Tavern”
Yearly gathering place of the
members of the Colonial Legislature

 
Erected 1936 by State of Rhode Island.
 
Location. 41° 29.479′ N, 71° 18.821′ W. Marker is in Newport, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker is at the intersection of Marlborough Street and Farewell Street, on the left when traveling east on Marlborough Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 26 Marlborough Street, Newport RI 02840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Militia Common (a few steps from this marker); Great Friends Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); The Colony House / The State House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old State House (about 400 feet away); The Colony House (about 400 feet away); Washington Square (about 500 feet away); Eisenhower Park (about 500 feet away); Perry (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Newport.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Marker at 26 Marlborough Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
2. Marker at 26 Marlborough Street
White Horse Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
3. White Horse Tavern
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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