• 2013 Holiday Tours
  • Found: Pencil Sketch of a Woman
  • There’s an app for that!
  • The Spectacle of Toleration
  • Online Collections Data
  • History Bytes: Pearl Harbor & Newport
  • History Bytes: The Guns of the Colonial Sloop Tartar
  • Printing Exhibit and Moveable Type
  • Found! Matthew Brady photograph
  • Found! Whaling wife’s journal entries.
  • History Bytes: Christo & Jeanne-Claude Wrap Newport
  • History Bytes: Roller Skating in Newport

It is the mission of the Newport Historical Society to collect and preserve the artifacts, photographs, documents, publications and genealogical records that relate to the history of Newport County, Rhode Island; to make these materials readily available for both research and enjoyment; and to act as a resource center for the education of the public about the history of Newport County, and its pre-eminent position in American history, so that knowledge of the past may contribute to a fuller understanding of the present.

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