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

Old State House

 
 
Old State House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
1. Old State House Marker
Inscription.
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

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
1962

 
Erected 1962 by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 41° 29.415′ N, 71° 18.791′ W. Marker is in Newport, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker is on Washington Square, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located across the street from Eisenhower Park. 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. The Colony House / The State House (a few steps from this marker); The Colony House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilbour-Ellery House (within shouting distance of this marker); Eisenhower Park
Old State House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
2. Old State House Marker
The marker can be seen at the right corner of the building.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Perry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buliod-Perry House (about 400 feet away); Militia Common (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
Old State House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2011
3. Old State House
The governors of the State of Rhode Island were inaugurated in this building until 1900.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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