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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
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.
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 House (about 700 feet away); Militia 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.
Categories. • Notable Places •
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 418 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.