History Bytes: Naval Station Newport
August 21, 2018
Naval Station Newport was formally established in 1883 under the command of Captain Stephen B. Luce for the purpose of training 750 sailors. A ...
Found: Letters regarding William Claggett and the Looking-Glass dispute
August 9, 2018
Guest Post by Margaret Hanson, 2018 Fellow in the Newport Historical Society’s Buchanan Burnham Summer Scholars in Public History Program This December, the Newport ...
History Bytes: Rhode Island’s Woman’s Land Army
July 10, 2018
The Woman’s Land Army of America (WLAA) was a civilian organization created during WWI for the purpose of avoiding a food production crisis by ...
From the Archives: Miantonomi Mememorial Park Commission Records
May 24, 2018
Guest post by Kerry McAuliffe, NHS Archives Intern and graduate student at Simmons School of Library and Information Science This year marks the centennial ...
History Bytes: Newport’s Rosie the Riveters
May 14, 2018
Guest post by Mollie Surprenant, 2017 Salve Regina McGinty Fellow in the Newport Historical Society’s Buchanan Burnham Summer Scholars in Public History Program. Since ...
Write Your Way to Hamilton Essay Contest Winners
April 6, 2018
The Newport Historical Society’s essay contest, Big Ideas for a Changing World: Write Your Way to Hamilton, had a record number of entries this ...