Newport Antiques Show Gala Preview Party

July 24, 2014 6pm-9pm. Support Newport's past and Newport's future by purchasing tickets to the best summer party in town.

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Fifty Objects That Shaped Rhode Island History

The Rhode Island Historical Society and the Newport Historical Society present the Newport Antiques Show's 2014 loan exhibit, July 25-27, 2014. Left: detail, Roger Williams' compass-sundial.

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Past Meets Present: An Exhibit of Composite Photographs

Debuts July 4, 2014 at the Colony House, 10am-12pm. Photographs by Lew Keen with images from the Newport Historical Society's collections.

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Stamp Act Protest Reenactment

A living history event on August 23, 2014 at Washington Square.

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Revolution House

The Revolution Begins. August 2015. Announcing reinterpretation plans for the c.1697 Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House.

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Historic Streetscapes

Click here for a photographic tour of Newport's historic streetscapes and houses.

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Ask Gladys

Have a question about Newport History? Ask Gladys, the Newport Historical Society's online database.

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Explore Historic Newport Mobile App

Take a technology enabled walking tour of historic Newport.

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SEARCH THE COLLECTIONS DATABASE

Historical resources just got a little easier to locate. Access the NHS collections online!

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History Bytes: Estate Auctions

Each year the Newport Antiques Show hosts over 40 of the country’s top antiques dealers as they sell fine art, …

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History Bytes: Newport’s Pirate Uprising

A Guest History Bytes by author Greg Flemming. Jonathan Barlow, Nicholas Simmons, and Matthew Perry were three young sailors who, …

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History Bytes: Marble House Suffrage Rally

One hundred years ago this week, preparations were underway for Alva Belmont’s Women’s Suffrage meeting at Marble House. Daughter Consuelo, …

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