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Start at the Source: Identifying an 18th Century Account Book

April 19, 2019

It isn’t always obvious who authored an historic document; often, the writer didn’t think to record their name. Without a clear signature naming the ...

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Big Ideas for a Changing World: Write Your Way to Hamilton Essay Contest Winners

April 8, 2019

The Newport Historical Society is pleased to announce the winning essays for its contest, Big Ideas for a Changing World: Write Your Way to ...

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History Bytes: Theophilus North’s Nine Cities of Newport, Part 9

March 27, 2019

The following History Byte is the ninth and final installment of a nine-part series. Click here to read them all. Thornton Wilder wrote about ...

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History Bytes: Theophilus North’s Nine Cities of Newport, Part 8

March 21, 2019

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

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History Bytes: Sightseeing through Theophilus North

March 19, 2019

Newport has long attracted the inquisitive; this week’s History Byte follows Theophilus North along Ocean Avenue, where he passes the homes of a scientist ...

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History Bytes: Theophilus North’s Nine Cities of Newport, Part 7

March 14, 2019

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

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