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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Newport County, Rhode Island

 
Clickable Map of Newport County, Rhode Island and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Newport County, RI (172) Bristol County, RI (62) Kent County, RI (21) Washington County, RI (78) Bristol County, MA (185)  NewportCounty(172) Newport County (172)  BristolCounty(62) Bristol County (62)  KentCounty(21) Kent County (21)  WashingtonCounty(78) Washington County (78)  BristolCountyMassachusetts(185) Bristol County (185)
Newport is the county seat for Newport County
Adjacent to Newport County, Rhode Island
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1 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — Conanicut Battery
Conanicut Battery A Revolutionary Fort Built by Americans in 1776 Grounds cleared and tablet placed by the Daughters of the American Revolution of Rhode IslandMap (db m56383) HM
2 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — Fog Signal Building
In 1829, Congress appropriated $1,250 for a 600-pound fog bell for Beavertail. Prior to that time the keeper fired a cannon on foggy nights. That same year a fog bell house was built adjacent to the tower. Beavertail has probably seen more . . . Map (db m88667) HM
3 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — Fort Wetherill
Situated atop 50-70 foot high cliffs with clear views of the horizon and Block Island to the south. Fort Wetherill held an important strategic position within an extended harbor defense system of Narragansett Bay during World Wars I and II. The . . . Map (db m189619) HM
4 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — Foundation of the Original Beavertail Lighthouse
Foundation of the Original Beavertail Lighthouse Erected 1749 Third Lighthouse To Be Established On The Atlantic CoastMap (db m88630) HM
5 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — Harbor Mine (Torpedo) Complex
The Harbor Mine or Torpedo Complex was constructed during the period of 1908 to 1911 as part of a comprehensive harbor defense system for Narragansett Bay. The two-story concrete structure served as a Mine Storage Warehouse in which the parts . . . Map (db m56683) HM
6 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — History of the Beavertail Light Station
1678 Town of Jamestown is incorporated. There are about 150 residents. 1705 Jamestown Town Council orders that a Watch House be built at "Beaver Tail." 1712 Jamestown Town Council . . . Map (db m88673) HM
7 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — History of the Dumplings
Historically, the rocky cliffs behind and above the buildings of the Harbor Mine Complex were of military significance to Rhode Island's earliest colonists, who built earthen fortifications on its headland and installed cannon to protect nearby . . . Map (db m189618) HM
8 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — Memorial to the Veterans of Jamestown
Memorial To The Veterans of Jamestown, Rhode Island Who Served In The Spanish - American War World War One World War Two The Korean War The Vietnamese WarMap (db m88699) WM
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9 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — Oil Storage Building
Beavertail Light was lit with whale oil for many decades. Whale oil was smoky, hard to light at cold temperatures, and the quality varied greatly. In addition, early lights were dim and burned twenty to thirty gallons of oil a month. In the . . . Map (db m56679) HM
10 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — Prospect Hill — Fire Control Stations — Modern Coastal Defenses —
This area along the crest of Prospect Hill was an integral part of the Narragansett Bay coastal defense system from 1916 to 1945. From here, military observers had an unobstructed view of the approaches to the Bay, as well as East and West passages . . . Map (db m56678) HM
11 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — The 1749 Foundation
Below this concrete cap sits the stone foundation Beavertail's 1749 lighthouse. Initially built to provide safe passage into Newport's colonial harbor, it was designed and built by Peter Harrison, "America's first architect," who later designed . . . Map (db m56457) HM
12 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — The Assistant Keeper's House
The first assistant keeper at Beavertail Light was hired about 1859. It appears that the early assistant keepers shared part of the keeper's quarters or lived in one of the outbuildings on site. In 1898, the U.S. Lighthouse Board added this . . . Map (db m88631) HM
13 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — The Granite Light Tower
The current tower was built in 1856 to replace a deteriorating 1753 structure. The granite tower rises to a height of 40.9 feet and measures 10 feet on each side. It is constructed of 27 rows of granite blocks, weighing a total of 180 tons. . . . Map (db m88666) HM
14 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — The Keeper's House
Although most lighthouse keepers were married, at many small lighthouses they lived a solitary life while their families remained on the mainland. Beavertail, being on Conanicut Island, allowed the keepers and their family to live at the site. . . . Map (db m88672) HM
15 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — The West Passage to Narragansett Bay
You are looking at the West Passage, one of two entrances to Narragansett Bay, New England's largest estuary. There are over 30 islands in the bay. There is very little commercial shipping in the West Passage since it is much shallower than the . . . Map (db m88640) HM
16 Rhode Island, Newport County, Jamestown — Whale Rock Lighthouse
What resembles a submarine on the surface just over a mile southwest of this point is all that remains of the Whale Rock Lighthouse. Whale Rock is a flat ledge about a half acre in size, yet it claimed at least eight ships and six lives . . . Map (db m88648) HM
17 Rhode Island, Newport County, Little Compton — Col. Benjamin Church
This Tablet erected by the Rhode Island Society of Colonial Wars in recognition of the exceptional services rendered by Col. Benjamin Church His fearless leadership and effective command during King Philip's war 1675-1676Map (db m52392) HM
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18 Rhode Island, Newport County, Little Compton, Adamsville — Rhode Island Red
To commemorate the birthplace of the Rhode Island Red breed of fowl which originated near this location Red fowls were bred extensively by the farmers of this district and later named "Rhode-Island-Reds" and brought into National prominence by the . . . Map (db m56093) HM
19 Rhode Island, Newport County, Middletown — Prescott’s Headquarters
In this house the British General Prescott was taken prisoner on the night of July 9, 1777 by Lieutenant-Colonel Barton of the Rhode Island Line.Map (db m48060) HM
20 Rhode Island, Newport County, Middletown, Newport East — Green End Fort
Built 1777 by the English for the defence of Newport The gift of ---------- W. W. Sherman J. N. Brown H. Brown F. S. Barker S. P. BarkerMap (db m48062) HM
21 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — 1 Elm Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223255) HM
22 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — 11 Cross Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223256) HM
23 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — 45 Elm Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223234) HM
24 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — 77 Division Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223140) HM
25 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — 79 Thames Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223277) HM
26 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — A Giant Among Forts
Imagine this twenty acre fort filled to capacity: 2,400 soldiers here to defend Newport with 468 cannon sited along the most probable attack routes. Though designed to house an imposing force, Fort Adams was normally garrisoned with several . . . Map (db m48125) HM
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27 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Alexander Jack Jr. House — c.1811 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m66358) HM
28 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Alfred Smith House — Circa 1845 — 12 Mount Vernon Street —
This was the home of Mr. Smith until his death in 1886. As a Real Estate Broker he helped to develop the land along Bellevue Avenue. This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States . . . Map (db m223109) HM
29 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Ann Webber House — c. 1794 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223227) HM
30 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Bay Islands Park
The Bay Islands Park, managed by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, consists of nine sites that extend from Patience Island in the upper bay to Beavertail and Brenton Point overlooking Rhode Island Sound. Each of the nine . . . Map (db m48451) HM
31 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Bells
Bells have long been a symbol of significance in maritime history. They are used to note the arrival of notable guests, mark the daily routine aboard naval vessels, and serve as warning signals in the fog.Map (db m223194) HM
32 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Between the Wars
Fort Adams . . . often was dubbed the country club of the army, especially by those officers and enlisted men who were assigned to it after duty in foreign areas. And its peacetime background was dotted with stories of high society and . . . Map (db m48233) HM
33 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Billy Bottomore — Confectioner — circa 1750 —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223149) HM
34 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Boats of the Bay
1.   Ferry Increasing numbers of Rhode Islanders board cruise boats and ferries to get out of the Bay. These ferries are reminiscent of the pleasure steamboats that were so common on Narragansett Bay one hundred years ago. 2.   Fast . . . Map (db m56460) HM
35 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Bowen's Wharf
Est. by Benedict Arnold in 1652Map (db m223206) HM
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36 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Bowen's Wharf
Est. by Benedict Arnold in 1652Map (db m223208) HM
37 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Brenton Point Maritime Memorial
In Honor of Ernest Coggeshall, Jr. 9/2/15 – 4/27/95 Capt. Joseph X. “Jay” O’Brien, Jr. 4/21/54 – 12/16/90 Dad, Mom and Family [ Right Side of Monument : ] James Wah Gin Wong 1918 – 1993 Stephen Joseph . . . Map (db m48922) HM
38 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Brenton Point State Park
Governor Philip W. Noel Lt. Governor J. Joseph Garrahy Director Dennis J. Murphy, Jr. Sen. Erich A. O’D. Taylor, President Sen. Robert J. McKenna Mayor Humphrey J. Donnelly, III Committee Chairman James Thomson Douglas Agnes R. Curtis . . . Map (db m48973) HM
39 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Buffum-Redwood House — c. 1700 enlarged 1740 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m66364) HM
40 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Building a Fortress
U.S. army officer, Joseph G. Totten superintended the construction of Fort Adams beginning in 1825. He oversaw all details of construction until 1838, when he was appointed as the first Chief Engineer of the newly created Army Corps of Engineers. [ . . . Map (db m48181) HM
41 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Buliod-Perry House — c. 1750 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m48689) HM
42 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Cap't George Buckmaster House — c. 1768 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m66356) HM
43 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Capt. George Mowat House — c. 1786 — 83 Division Street —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223146) HM
44 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Capt. John Wanton House — moved 1930 — ca. 1771 —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223228) HM
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45 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Cap't. William Read House — 1740 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223273) HM
46 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Captain John Warren House — Built 1737
French Navy Artillery Headquarters   1780 - 1781Map (db m48098) HM
47 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Captain Phillips House — 42 Elm Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Captain Phillips Hosue Built cir 1730 Bought in 1806 by Samuel Phillips, Mariner Moved . . . Map (db m223237) HM
48 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Changing Role of the Fort
The late 19th century saw revolutionary changes in both weapons and strategies of defense. Steam powered ships with high velocity naval guns could now bring the walls down and rendered forts obsolete. To remedy the risk, Fort Adams expanded outside . . . Map (db m48230) HM
49 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Charlotte Burleigh House — 71 Touro Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223081) HM
50 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Chateau-sur-Mer & Its Neighbors: A Victorian District Preserved
The buildings surrounding Chateau-sur-Mer capture the spirit of Newport in the High Victorian era. This block preserves one of the greatest concentrations of Victorian architecture and landscape design in Newport from the period 1850 to 1890. The . . . Map (db m48609) HM
51 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Christopher Ellery House — ca. 1750 — 80 Division Street —
Christopher Ellery House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior c 1750Map (db m223142) HM
52 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Civil War Memorial
In memory of the brave men who fought for their flag, that the nation might live.Map (db m223285) WM
53 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Clarke Cooke House — 26 Bannister's Wharf
Clarke Cooke House circa 1780 This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223200) HM
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54 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Cliff Walk — Developed by estate owners during Newport’s Gilded Age, 1880-1920 — Designated National Historic Walking Trail 1976 —
. . . Map (db m115157) HM
55 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Cliff Walk
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 . . . Map (db m115160) HM
56 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Cornι House — 2 Corne Street — Rhode Island Tercentenary 1636 - 1936 —
Home of the artist Michel Felice Corne who introduced the tomato into this country. Michele Felice Cornθ House 2 Corne Street has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department . . . Map (db m223150) HM
57 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — David Braman House — 1706 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223260) HM
58 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Defending From Land Assault
Think about how difficult a land attack against Fort Adams would be. First, you would have to capture the Redoubt, located a quarter mile to the south. You would then have to charge up the sloping glacis to the Southern front. Finally, you would . . . Map (db m48138) HM
59 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Defending Narragansett Bay
During the 19th century, Newport was the only deep water harbor between New York and Boston which could serve as a base for a large fleet of warships. Fort Adams was located at a crucial point where it could prevent the entry of enemy warships into . . . Map (db m48129) HM
60 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Defending Narragansett Bay
During the 19th century, Newport was the only deep water harbor between New York and Boston which could serve as a base for a large fleet of warships. Fort Adams was located at a crucial point where it could prevent the entry of enemy warships into . . . Map (db m48235) HM
61 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Eisenhower Park
Named in honor of Dwight D. Eisenhower President of the United States 1953 – 1961 Dedicated   22 July 1960Map (db m48969) HM
62 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Elisha Johnson House — c. 1750 — 86 Spring Street —
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m66366) HM
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63 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Equality Park
Equality Park is a triangular shaped park bounded by Equality Park West, Equality Park Place and Broadway. It is one of three Broadway Parks, the other two being on the east side of Broadway. These two parks are both titled Congdon Park and . . . Map (db m223286) HM
64 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Equality Park
On this old common the boats of H.M.S. Liberty were burned on July 19, 1769 by the citizens of Newport, who had previously fired upon and destroyed the sloop. This was the first overt act of violence to Great Britain in America.Map (db m223295) HM
65 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — EqyptAir Flight 990 Memorial
In loving memory of the 217 family members and friends lost on EqyptAir Flight 990 ca 60 miles south of Nantucket Island October 31, 1999 ♦   ♦   ♦ May God’s eternal light shine on them ♦   ♦   ♦ “They are . . . Map (db m48925) HM
66 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Erich A. O’D. Taylor
Statesman ~ Legislator Teacher   ~   Patriot 1st Chairman – Fort Adams Foundation May 18, 1972 A dynamic force for the preservation of Fort Adams with a determination as unyielding as this granite block.Map (db m48444) HM
67 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — First Street in the United States to Be Lighted with Gas — Rhode Island Tercentennial — 1636 - 1936 —
Installed by David Melville 1805Map (db m223218) HM
68 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Fort Adams
History you can Touch Explore the casemates where the big guns once roared. Discover how 8 soldiers worked together to load and fire each cannon. Step into the quarters where the soldiers and their families lived. Ascend to the scenic . . . Map (db m48249) HM
69 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Fort Adams
History you can Touch Explore the casemates where the big guns once roared. Discover how 8 soldiers worked together to load and fire each cannon. Step into the quarters where the soldiers and their families lived. Ascend to the scenic . . . Map (db m48276) HM
70 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Fort Adams
History you can Touch Explore the casemates where the big guns once roared. Discover how 8 soldiers worked together to load and fire each cannon. Step into the quarters where the soldiers and their families lived. Ascend to the scenic . . . Map (db m48284) HM
71 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Fort Adams Foundation
To honor the members of the Fort Adams Foundation May 4, 1976 Governor Philip W. Noel Lt. Governor J. Joseph Garrahy Director Dennis J. Murphy, Jr. George E. Howarth, 1st Commandant Sen. Erich A. O’D. Taylor, President Sen. Robert J. McKenna Rep. . . . Map (db m48971) HM
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72 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Gideon Cornell House — c. 1765 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m66355) HM
73 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Going Great Guns
Picture this space in action as gun crews drilled in live fire exercises – the booming noise of cannon, the thick smoke, the smell of burnt powder, and the shouting of commands. This casemate, a chamber with openings for cannons, could house . . . Map (db m48333) HM
74 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Great Friends Meeting House
In 1639, Helen and Nicholas Easton, John Clarke, William Coddington and others left Portsmouth, the settlement founded in 1638 by Anne Hutchinson and others on the northern end of Aquidneck Island. They came south and founded Newport. Newport’s . . . Map (db m48498) HM
75 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Hathaway-Macomber House — c. 1715 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223272) HM
76 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Historic Barney Street Cemetery
Site of First Catholic Church in Rhode Island 1828 Final resting place of many of Newport's earliest Irish residents. The oldest marked burial is 1830, the most recent 1853. Although Rhode Island is well known for its . . . Map (db m223110) HM
77 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Howland House — c. 1721 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223261) HM
78 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Hunter House — 54 Washington Street
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. . . . Map (db m48093) HM
79 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Isaac Dayton House — c. 1725 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223226) HM
80 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — J. Joseph M. Martin
In Memory Of J. Joseph M. Martin 1874 - 1933 Veteran of Spanish - American War Company F. 1st Rhode Island U.S. Volunteer Infantry Member Of 1901 - Common Council - 1907 1907 - Representative Council - 1916 1917 - Board of . . . Map (db m88700) HM WM
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81 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Jail House Inn — 13 Malborough Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223279) HM
82 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — James Nicholl House — Circa 1750 — 42 Thames Street —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places The James Nicoll House c. 1750 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m48687) HM
83 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — John Adams — 1735 – 1826
Second President of the United States in whose honor this Fort was named. July 4th, 1799Map (db m48085) HM
84 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — John Coddington House — c. 1730 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223278) HM
85 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — John Simpson House — c. 1774 — 39 Elm Street —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223239) HM
86 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — John Stevens House — c 1725 — 9 Elm Street —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223252) HM
87 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — John Stevens House — ca. 1709 — 30 Thames Street —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223259) HM
88 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — John Stevens House — before 1750 — also called The Penny Post House —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223263) HM
89 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Jonathan Gibbs House — c. 1771 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m66361) HM
90 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Life in Fort Adams
I did not have far or long to look, because, being the junior officer of the garrison I could displace no other, and besides, there was but one casemate available for me to choose from . . .   A good sweeping and a little glazing of broken . . . Map (db m48130) HM
91 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Maj. Gen. Isaac Ingalls Stevens
In memory of Maj. Gen. Isaac Ingalls Stevens Born in Andover, Mass. Who gave to the service of his country a quick and comprehensive mind, a warm and generous heart, a firm will and a strong arm, and who fell while rallying his command with the flag . . . Map (db m48625) HM
92 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Mary Ferrazzoli Park
Mary Ferrazzoli (1928-1994) was the visionary leader who founded the Friends of the Waterfront in 1982. She vigorously championed public access and stood firmly opposed to the commercial overdevelopment of the Newport waterfront blocking public . . . Map (db m189622) HM
93 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Memorial to the French Fleet
[ South side : ] Near this spot the French army of 6000 men led by General Rochambeau our allies in the War for Independence first set foot upon American soil July XIII 1780 [ East side : ] I welcome the news of your arrival A . . . Map (db m49054) HM
94 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Militia Common — c. 1700
This piece of land was given to the town of Newport by Major Nathaniel Sheffield and Mr. Daniel Thurston as common land to be used as a mustering place for the militia. This marker dedicated by the Artillery Company of Newport on their 250th year . . . Map (db m48096) HM
95 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Mill Street Inn — 75 Mill Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223147) HM
96 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Missing at Sea May 7, 2007
Capt. Trey Topping July 25, 1967 Capt. Jason Franks February 10, 1973 Christine Grinavic January 21, 1981 Rhiannon Borisoff July 26, 1984 Now they are sailing alongside their God with fair winds, following seas, and the warm sun shining on their . . . Map (db m48617) HM
97 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Mitchell Trevitt House — c. 1758 & 1828 — NRF Founded by Doris Duke 1968 —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m223253) HM
98 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Newport — A bustling port with a long history
Newport's location is a fisherman's dream. Easy access to Narragansett Bay and "out front" (the open Atlantic Ocean), puts hundreds of delicious species within reach of this well-protected harbor. With origins dating back to the 17th . . . Map (db m223224) HM
99 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Newport Casino / International Tennis Hall of Fame
You are standing at the entrance to the Newport Casino, a National Historic Landmark that now houses the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The Casino was built in 1880 as a social club for Newport's wealthy summer residents. The name of the . . . Map (db m115200) HM
100 Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport — Newport Harbor
Newport Harbor has been a center of commerce and industry since the days Narragansetts and Wampanoags, Native Americans, fished the waters of this bay. The first European explorer was Giovanni da Verrazzano, an Italian who sailed for the King of . . . Map (db m189621) HM

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