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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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History Bytes: Southmayd & Butler

July 29, 2019

Nestled between Van Zandt Avenue and the Newport Bridge exit ramps is a small community of houses and businesses that often goes unnoticed by ...

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History Bytes: Tiverton Stone Bridge

June 28, 2019

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Newport Pell Bridge, one of New England’s most iconic landmarks. It replaced a ferry system that ...

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History Bytes: The Hail Storm of 1894

June 25, 2019

It hailed on parts of Aquidneck Island this past weekend! Hail Storms in New England are not unheard of; however, they are not common ...

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Young People Care About History

May 17, 2019

Young people do care about history. Not only do they care, but they also understand that events from the past and how we interpret ...

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