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The Champlin Foundation: 2020 Grant Recipients

December 7, 2020

The Newport Historical Society is extremely grateful for the support of the Champlin Foundation to repair and maintain two of the historic, downtown Newport ...

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Recent Acquisition: A Day in the Life of a Milkman

November 17, 2020

The Newport Historical Society recently received a donation of a scrapbook detailing “a day in the life of a milkman.” The scrapbook, compiled in ...

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Director’s Note: What Should Be Part of a Patriotic Education?

November 2, 2020

This conversation focused on a topic that was inspired by the President’s recent declaration that he was establishing a project to create a patriotic ...

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Recent Acquisition: 1974 America’s Cup buttons

October 2, 2020

The Newport Historical Society recently received a donation of three buttons from the 1974 America’s Cup race. The race, held in Newport, featured the ...

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History Bytes: Influenza in Newport

September 28, 2020

Signs are popping up at pharmacies and doctor’s offices reminding us all to get a flu shot in preparation for the coming flu season. ...

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Caswell-Massey: America’s Original Soap and Fragrance Company

September 23, 2020

The Newport Historical Society would like to recognize the support of Caswell-Massey, America’s Original Soap and Fragrance Company, whose historic, bespoke formulations have been ...

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