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“Newport Eats” Debuts First Exhibit

During the 20th century, Newport, like many other modernizing American cities, experienced a variety of changes in patterns of food consumption and purchase. Many of these changes are featured in the Newport Historical Society’s latest exhibit Newport Eats: Dining in the 20th Century, which highlights food-related objects and photographs.

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Lyman/Lafayette Project Blog, part 1

Last summer the NHS was given a remarkable artifact. A silver-hilted French gentleman’s sword made in Paris about 1765. This lovely object is a pleasure to look it, but it is not its beauty that made the gift exceptional. It, along with a pair of French silver spurs, were,

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History Bytes: Eppley Laboratory

The Newport area has hosted many cutting-edge scientific facilities, from the development of the torpedo on Goat Island to underwater tracking systems at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Middletown. Among the many private research centers is the Eppley Laboratory, which has operated continuously at 12 Sheffield Ave since

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