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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 on foot. Add the trolleys …Read More

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 Award.

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. Even the popped collar. What …Read More

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 Island, and managed by the …Read More

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 the oil painting depicting Washington …Read More