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

Cliff Walk

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2012
1. Cliff Walk Marker
Inscription.  
Shore Restoration and Protection
Newport, Rhode Island
1984-1985
Funded by the National Park Service-
Land and Water Conservation Fund,
The State of Rhode Island and
The City of Newport
Patrick G. Kirby, Mayor
City Council Members
Alfred L. Angel
William K. Collins
Thomas W. Kelly
William D. Nagle
David F. Roderick, Jr
Charles Soliozy
Designed by United States Army, Corps of Engineers
Contractor, Hydro-Dredge Corporation

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 41° 28.545′ N, 71° 17.85′ W. Marker is in Newport, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker is on Narragansett Ave. Marker is located along the cliff walkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Cliff Walk, Newport RI 02840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Breakers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chateau-sur-Mer & Its Neighbors: A Victorian District Preserved (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Elms & Its Neighbors: The Battle for Historic Preservation
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By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2012
2. Cliff Walk Marker
Welcome to a National Recreation Trail in a National Historic District NARRAGANSETT AVE/40 Steps 2/3 mile to Memorial Boulevard/Easton's Beach. As you pass through 64 private properties over 3 1/2 miles, please respect property owners' rights. WARNING: For your safety, stay on paved surfaces. PASS AT YOUR OWN RISK NO: Bicycling, skating, picnicking, rock climbing, driving, open fires, littering, alcoholic beverages, graffiti, vandalism, or rowdy behavior. VIOLATORS SUBJECT TO FINES OPEN SUNRISE TO SUNSET
(approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Cliff Walk (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Isaac Bell House & Its Neighbors: Progressive Architecture (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Frederick Law Olmsted Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Newport Casino / International Tennis Hall of Fame (approx. ¾ mile away); Rosecliff & Its Neighbors: Fading Glamour & Modern Revival (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Newport Cliff Walk
 
Cliff Walk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2012
3. Cliff Walk Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 22, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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