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Self Guided Walking Tour

For alsmost 20 years, the Newport Historical Society has provided access to local history to Newport’s residents and visitors, for free, through a series of street-based history panels than comprise a self-guided walking tour of the Historic Hill. Today, the signs are generally dilapidated and several are missing. Through support …Read More

Reprise of Sampler Exhibit

The Sampler exhibit displayed at the 2011 Newport Antiques Show will hang in the Baptist Meeting House at our Resource and Education Center at 82 Touro Street from Monday, December 19th through February’s Winterfest. The creation of this exhibit was sponsored by Woodbury Auction LLC.

Newport Antiques Show 2012

The Newport Antiques Show will celebrate its 6th year of operation with a new program and a new date! The Show will open on Thursday, July 26th with its usual Gala Preview Event, and will run Friday, Saturday and Sunday through July 29th. Also new this year, the loan exhibit will …Read More

Newport Public Library Hosts “Handwritten History”

The Newport Public Library is currently hosting the Newport Historical Society’s traveling panel exhibit, Handwritten History: Correspondence of Great Americans, which is on display in the library’s lobby. Handwritten History highlights selections from the Society’s world-renowned collections and features large-scale reproductions of 11 letters and documents from the Society’s collections—all …Read More