Celebrating Newport’s 375th Anniversary

2014-04-18T06:36:07+00:00April 18th, 2014|

Ann Hutchinson and her followers left Boston and settled on Aquidneck Island in order to gain religious freedom.  After a few years, in 1639, the settlement divided, and a group led by William Codington and Nicholas Easton moved south and formed Newport.  The founders were [...]