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Genealogy by the Numbers

March 31, 2020

A Tutorial from NHS Genealogist Bert Lippincott People who are familiar with genealogical research have found that families are big and complicated, so you ...

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Civic Conversations — What Does a Crisis Ask of Us As Americans?

March 30, 2020

Please join us for the latest installment of our ‘Civic Conversations’  program series at the NHS   Drawing on history, current affairs and the ...

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History Bytes: Newport Samplers

March 27, 2020

‘Their Manners Pleasing, and Their Education Complete’ Samplers were a critical part of women’s education in eighteenth and early-nineteenth-century America. Simple samplers provided training ...

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History Bytes: Crown Coffee House

March 24, 2020

In the 18th century Coffee Houses were social gathering places that offered alcohol as well as coffee. One such Newport establishment was run by ...

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Teachers and Education Content Providers — Educational Resources from the NHS

March 16, 2020

Many of you have been asked to develop lesson plans for online learning. The following links provide useful information for both you and your ...

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Calling All Armchair Researchers: Continue to Access Newport’s History from the Comfort of Your Home

March 16, 2020

Given the current health climate, the Newport Historical Society & Museum of Newport History are closed to in-person researchers and visitors. However, our staff ...

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