The Lady of Marble House – Alva Vanderbilt

2014-10-24T06:07:17+00:00October 24th, 2014|

The Newport Mansions are filled with the history of the wealthy families who lived in them.  Alva Vanderbilt, later Alva Belmont's story is the one that thrives behind the heavy walls of Marble House. Alva was born on January 17th, 1853 as Alva Ertskin Smith, [...]

Newport Mansions

2013-04-01T17:23:08+00:00April 1st, 2013|

The Breakers Only in Newport can you walk through centuries of American life in an afternoon.  Each house you visit is an authentic icon of one of the great eras of American history.  Hunter House was here when the Battle of Bunker Hill [...]

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