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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. Touch 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 walking distance of this marker. The Frederick Law Olmsted Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cliff Walk (approx. 0.4 miles away); 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); The Elms & Its Neighbors: The Battle for Historic Preservation (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rovensky Park & Its Neighbors: Open Space Preserved
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. 0.8 miles away); The Isaac Bell House & Its Neighbors: Progressive Architecture (approx. 0.9 miles away); J. Joseph M. Martin (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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