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Image of Washington Square located in Newport, Rhode Island. Washington Square is the geographical and historical heart of Newport Rhode Island. More trapezoid than square, it exists at the intersection of several major streets and what was the…

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Image of a drawing of Old Colony House, also known as the Old State House or the Newport Colony House located in Newport, Rhode Island, 1850. The Newport Colony House is the fourth oldest statehouse still standing in the United States. It was…


Image of the Salvation Army located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island…


Image of a drawing of the Quaker Church in Newport, Rhode Island, 1850.The Great Friends Meeting House, built in 1699, is the oldest surviving house of worship in Rhode Island. Quakers, as they were dubbed by their detractors, were the most…


Image of a house located on Duke Street in Newport, Rhode Island, 1890.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode…

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Image of the Codd Point Fort located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island…


Image of Bellevue Avenue located in Newport, Rhode Island by Anne H. Wilbur in 1850. Bellevue Avenue displays an assemblage of American architecture distinguished by the variety of styles and famous architectural firms represented, the district…

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Image of a beach located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical…

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Image of house at 50 Washington Street located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode…

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Image of Frank Sinatra performing at the Newport Music Festival in 1965.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode…


Image of seven artillerymen from Battery B with guns in trench during World War I. Includes Pete Finney and Edgar Black.See also:Adjutant General - Correspondence Received (1790 - 1915)Adjutant General - Letters Written (1914 - 1927)World War I -…


Image of two French Officers during World War I, c. 1917.See also:Adjutant General - Correspondence Received (1790 - 1915)Adjutant General - Letters Written (1914 - 1927)World War I - Statements of Military ServiceWorld War I - Bonus Cards, 1921


Image of the Rhode Island Artillery at Quonset during the winter, c. 1898-1900.See also:Office of the Adjutant General


Image of three veterans taken on Memorial Day, 1937. Image from left to right is Charles H. Leonard, Assistant Adjutant General; Charles H. Bullock, Past Department Commander; and Charles H. Lewis, Department Commander. Providence City Hall is in…


Image of seven soldiers in a trench in France during World War I.See also:Adjutant General - Correspondence Received (1790 - 1915)Adjutant General - Letters Written (1914 - 1927)World War I - Statements of Military ServiceWorld War I - Bonus Cards,…


Image of the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers assembling in Providence, R.I. The train station in the foreground is occupied today by the Federal Court House. See also:Military Records - Civil WarCivil War Recruitment Book (1861)Board of Military…


Image of the oceanfront in Narragansett, Rhode Island.See also:Report of Commission on Breachway Between Point Judith Pond and the Atlantic Ocean, Made to the General Assembly at is January Session, 1907, 1907Rhode Island Historical Preservation…


Image of Narragansett Beach located in Narragansett, Rhode Island.See also:Report of Commission on Breachway Between Point Judith Pond and the Atlantic Ocean, Made to the General Assembly at is January Session, 1907, 1907Rhode Island Historical…


Image of the John Bannister House located in Middletown, Rhode Island. The design of this large frame house has been attributed to Peter Harrison and there is a similarity in siding between the Bannister House and the Redwood Library. The siding on…

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Image of the 2 Mile to Newport marker located in MIddletown, Rhode Island.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of Tourism…