Category Archive for: ‘In the Press’

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    Top 5 Database Searches in 2013 & Name the Database Contest Details

    This month marks the second anniversary of the Newport Historical Society’s online database. As the only Newport institution to offer online collections access, the Society is pleased to announce the “Top Five” most searched for topics which answers the question: “What are people interested in?” …

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  • Newport’s History Receives Statewide & National Recognition

    Explore Historic Newport App Wins Preserve Rhode Island Education Award & Washington Square Wins the 2013 Historic Site in Journalism Award Newport’s history has long held an important place in shaping American history and the Newport Historical Society works hard to tell those stories. Newport’s …

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  • Providence Journal Guest View by Elizabeth Francis

    Fiasco of 38 Studios risks eclipsing sunnier view of R.I.   ELIZABETH FRANCIS  The April 20 New York Times story, “Thrown for a Curve in Rhode Island,” highlighted the state’s troubling investment in Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios gaming company. The resulting portrait of the state …

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    Newport Daily News Editorial

    The Newport Daily News recently published an editorial encouraging Newport’s visitors to walk, bike boat, and enjoy moving around the City in all ways except the car. We endorse and second this opinion. Newport is a great walking City, and the historic downtown is easily accessible …

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  • Dennis McCoy

    Dennis McCoy Wins Community Service Award

    Congratulations to Board President Dennis McCoy, and his wife Susan, for winning the 2011 Newport Daily News Community Service Award! Dennis is an essential component of all of the Historical Society’s current successes.  Click here to read more about the 2011 Newport Daily News Community Service …

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  • Buttons

    from The Newport Mercury, Who Wears the Pants

    Who wears the pants?  Breeches? So 18th century. The 19th-century man needed room to breathe (if you know what we mean) as a new exhibit at the Newport Historical Society shows.    BY JENNIFER NICOLE SULLIVAN August 18, 2010 Trousers, the three-piece suit and the button-fly. …

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  • from Antiques & Fine Art Magazine, Tooth & Bone

    Antiques & Fine Art Magazine article from the Summer/Autumn 2010 issue featuring the loan exhibit Tooth and Bone at the 2010 Newport Antiques Show

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  • Newport Historical Society on a Mission

    Newport Daily News, May 7th, 2010, Guest View by Ruth S. Taylor The Newport Historical Society has received numerous calls in the past few weeks about the current window work at the Colony House on Washington Square, which is owned by the State of Rhode …

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  • In the Press: Newport Mercury Hessian Painting

    Newport Mercury, December 23, 2009 Collection 2009: Five Newport Cultural, Historic and Arts Institutions Pick Their Favorite Gifts Received This Year By Janine Weisman ‘THE OTHER HESSIAN PAINTING’ To: Newport Historical Society From: Mary Gall No one knows the name of the artist who created …

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    In the Press: Artists and Writers Walking Tour

    On February 18th, 2010, Joe Baker of the Newport Daily News reported on our new walking tour. This tour focuses on the Kay-Catherine area of Newport, and the colony of artists, writers and intellectuals who lived and summered in Newport in the mid-19th century. Read …

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