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New England Regional Fellowship Consortium

January 9, 2020

The Newport Historical Society is pleased to be a member of the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium, a collaboration of 30 major cultural agencies ...

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Call for Applications: 2020 Buchanan Burnham Summer Scholarships

January 9, 2020

Join a team of students, scholars, and museum professionals studying and promoting the diverse and dynamic history of Newport, Rhode Island. Since 1854 the ...

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Maud Howe Elliott — Women’s Suffrage Advocate

January 6, 2020

This year marks the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which Rhode Island ratified on January 6, 1920. Newporter Maud Howe Elliott ...

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Call for Submissions: Articles Relating to Women’s Suffrage in Rhode Island

December 3, 2019

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment granting American women the right to vote, the Rhode Island Historical Society ...

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History Bytes: The Life and Travels of Newport Gardener

September 24, 2019

Guest post by Kristin Uscinski, co-host of the podcast ‘Footnoting History’. In the 1760s, Occramer Marycoo was taken to the American colonies against his ...

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New England Regional Fellowship Consortium

September 5, 2019

The Newport Historical Society is pleased to be a member of the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium, a collaboration of 30 major cultural agencies ...

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