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

The Breakers

 
 
The Breakers Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 17, 2014
1. The Breakers Plaque
Inscription.
Built 1893 - 1895
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This building possesses National significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
1994
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 41° 28.189′ N, 71° 17.905′ W. Marker is in Newport, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker can be reached from Ochre Point Avenue. Click for map. Plaque is near the entrance of the mansion. Marker is in this post office area: Newport RI 02840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chateau-sur-Mer & Its Neighbors: A Victorian District Preserved (approx. half a mile away); Rosecliff & Its Neighbors: Fading Glamour & Modern Revival (approx. half a mile away); Rovensky Park & Its Neighbors: Open Space Preserved (approx. 0.8 miles away); J. Joseph M. Martin (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rough Point & Its Neighbors: Preserved Houses (approx. one mile away); Newport Harbor
The Breakers image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 17, 2014
2. The Breakers
These Newport mansions were referred to as cottages. They were occupied during the summer to escape the heat of New York City.
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Memorial to the French Fleet (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rochambeau (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newport.
 
More about this marker. There is a fee to visit the building and grounds.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Breakers Entrance Gate image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 17, 2014
3. The Breakers Entrance Gate
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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