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History Bytes: The Burial of Admiral Charles de Ternay

This post is by Pamela Rochette, 2017 summer intern at the Newport Historical Society.

On December 16, 1780, a procession starting from the Hunter House on Water Street (now Washington Street) led by military men and nine Catholic chaplains, wound its way through the streets of Newport. A solemn

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From the Archives: The Turner, Prout, and Yates Families Papers

Guest post by Mollie Surprenant, NHS Archives Intern and graduate student at Simmons School of Library and Information Science.

The Turner, Prout, and Yates families papers have been processed at the Newport Historical Society, and a finding aid is now available on the NHS website. This collection consists of

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