Newport in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Newport Historic District
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1968 by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 41° 29.552′ N, 71° 18.933′ W. Marker is in Newport, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker is at the intersection of Thames Street and Cross Street, on the right when traveling south on Thames Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. James Nicholl House (a few steps from this marker); The Tree of Liberty (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); White Horse Tavern (about 700 feet away); Great Friends Meeting HouseMilitia Common (about 700 feet away); Perry (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Colony House / The State House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eisenhower Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.