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History Bytes: Theophilus North’s Nine Cities of Newport, Part 3

February 13, 2019

The following History Byte is the third of a nine-part series. Click here to read them all. The Third City referenced in Thornton Wilder’s ...

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History Bytes: Theophilus North’s Nine Cities of Newport, Part 2

February 6, 2019

The following History Byte is the second of a nine-part series. Click here to read them all. Thornton Wilder’s Second City in Theophilus North ...

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History Bytes: Theophilus North’s Nine Cities of Newport, Part 1

January 30, 2019

The following History Byte is the first of a nine-part series. Click here to read them all. On April 4, at 5:30 pm, the ...

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History Bytes: Dr. Hunter and Outlander

January 4, 2019

Warning! This History Byte contains spoilers if you’ve not read Echo in the Bone (book 7) and Written in My Own Heart’s Blood (book ...

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Director’s Note, December 2018

December 20, 2018

The Newport Historical Society is a collections and knowledge-based institution that seeks to educate the public about topics we think they care about. In ...

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History Bytes: Admiral Sims

November 9, 2018

Admiral William Sowden Sims (1858-1936) commanded all of the United Stated naval forces operating in Europe during WWI. Sims did not return to the ...

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