History Bytes: Newport High School Graduates
May 21, 2020
Congratulations to the Rogers High School Class of 2020! Newport celebrated its first class of Newport High School graduates in 1873, when 10 students ...
Civic Conversations — What Does Liberty Mean in America Today?
May 18, 2020
Please join us for the latest installment of our ‘Civic Conversations’ program series at the NHS Even before we became a nation, ideas ...
History Bytes: It Happened at the Newport Colony House
May 14, 2020
Flash(way)back Friday – it’s hard enough for some of us to remember what we did last week, let alone last year. The Colony House ...
#NewportTogether — Join the Movement
May 6, 2020
The Newport Historical Society continues to ring the historic Colony House bell each Friday at noon as a show of solidarity with Newport’s community; ...
History Bytes: Rhode Island’s Rotating Government
May 1, 2020
Why have one of something when you can have five? This thought, encouraged by the very individual-based idea of democracy among the men who ...
COVID-19 Diary for Kids
April 27, 2020
Many families are staying at home together during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of our mission to preserve Newport’s history for future generations, we ...