Newport Restoration Foundation

2014-05-30T06:02:49+00:00May 30th, 2014|

The non-profit organization - Newport Restoration Foundation - was founded by Doris Duke in 1968 with the purpose of preserving, interpreting, and maintaining landscape and objects reflecting architectural culture of the 18th and 19th century on Aquidneck Island.  It maintains this mission by being a [...]

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 [...]

White Horse Tavern

2013-09-27T17:57:56+00:00September 27th, 2013|

Most people don't think about history when they go out to eat, but at the White Horse Tavern it's hard not too.  This Tavern is the oldest, still running Tavern in the United States, rich with history and still serving excellent food. The White Horse Tavern [...]

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