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

Fort Adams Foundation

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
1. Fort Adams Foundation Marker
Inscription.
To honor the members of
the Fort Adams Foundation
May 4, 1976

Governor Philip W. Noel
Lt. Governor J. Joseph Garrahy
Director Dennis J. Murphy, Jr.
George E. Howarth, 1st Commandant
Sen. Erich A. OD. Taylor, President
Sen. Robert J. McKenna
Rep. James F. Mahoney
Councilman Robert O. Beattie
Antoinette F. Downing
John Nicholas Brown
Walter C. Hadley
Francis J. Boyle
Richard M. Wood
Colonel Frank Hale
Donato Andre DAndrea
Leonard J. Panaggio
Francis A. Comstock
E. Newton Lawton
Frank Flynn
Lt. General W. P. Ennis
Alfred T. Klyberg
John N. Springett
T. Curtis Forbes
 
Location. 41° 28.725′ N, 71° 20.212′ W. Marker is in Newport, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker can be reached from Fort Adams Drive, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Fort Adams State Park, just inside the east gate. Marker is in this post office area: Newport RI 02840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Erich A. OD. Taylor (a few steps from this marker); Understanding the Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); A Giant Among Forts (within shouting distance
Fort Adams Foundation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
2. Fort Adams Foundation Marker
of this marker); Fort Adams (within shouting distance of this marker); Life in Fort Adams (within shouting distance of this marker); Building a Fortress (within shouting distance of this marker); Returning Old Glory 2001 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Defending Narragansett Bay (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Newport.
 
Also see . . .  History of Fort Adams. Fort Adams State Park website. (Submitted on October 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Fort Adams image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
3. Fort Adams
The marker can be seen just inside the entrance gate, on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 2 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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