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  • Museum Shop1


    Debuts Summer 2014 Available at the Brick Market: Museum & Shop

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  • Kidnapping Enemy

    Kidnapping the Enemy: A Lecture with Author Christian McBurney

    December 12, 2013 at 5:30pm Colony House, Washington Square $5 per person, $1 NHS members Please RSVP to 401-841-8770 On December 13, 1776 at an isolated New Jersey tavern, George Washington’s second in command Major General Charles Lee was captured by a party of British …

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  • Holiday Open House 2013

    Holiday Open House 2013

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  • Vault Of Mystery3001

    Archives and Manuscripts Inventory now available online!

    Providing access to our culturally rich holdings is paramount to us. In this spirit we are excited to introduce our Archives and Manuscripts Collection Inventory with full text searching capability! The data presented in this spreadsheet represents the first step in an ongoing process, and …

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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 …

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  • Sampler Exhibit

    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.

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  • 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 …

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    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 …

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  • Guidelines for Research at the Newport Historical Society

    The Newport Historical Society opens its collections to researchers through the procedures outlined below.  Because we are currently in the process of reorganizing and re-housing portions of the collection, some areas will be closed at various points during the next few years. We will endeavor to …

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