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  Newport, Rhode Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Newport was founded in 1639 by William Coddington, John Clarke, and others, who left Boston on account of their sympathy with the Antinomians.
Newport is the home of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, where important tennis players are commemorated, as well as a number of mansions dating back to the Gilded Age, including The Breakers, Belcourt Castle, the Carey Mansion, Chateau-sur-Mer, Rosecliff, Marble House and The Elms.
Newport is also home to the Newport Tower, Salve Regina University, Hammersmith Farm and the Touro Synagogue, the oldest Jewish house of worship in the United States, as well as Redwood Library and Anthanaeum, the nation's oldest lending library.
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 Newport County, Rhode Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Newport County is one of five counties located in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.
As of 2000, the population of Newport County was 85,433.
Newport County is also one of the seven regions of Rhode Island.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Newport, Rhode Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Block Island, shown in red, off the coast of the State of Rhode Island Block Island is an island in the Atlantic Ocean, a fragment of glacial terminal moraine approximately ten miles off the coast of Rhode Island, of which it is part, and from which it is separated by...
Newport Country Club was one of the five founding clubs of the United States Golf Association, and the venue of the first U.S. Open, which was played in 1895.
Newport is also home to the Newport Tower, Salve Regina University, Hammersmith Farm and the Touro Synagogue, the oldest Jewish house of worship in the United States.
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 Newport Rhode Island real estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rhode Island is the smallest state in the United States, located in New England; bounded by Massachusetts (N and E), the Atlantic Ocean (S), and Connecticut (W).
Rhode Island is the smallest of the 50 states and except for New Jersey the most densely populated.
Rhode Island's coast is lined with resorts noted for their swimming and boating facilities, and windswept Block Island is a favorite vacation spot.
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 Visiting Newport Rhode Island
Newport was a center for trade with China and the whaling industry in the early 1800's.
The Newport Colony House (statehouse for the colony that was built between 1736 and 1739); the
Newport Art Museum is to present the visual arts of Newport and Rhode Island - from colonial days to the present.
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 Newport, Rhode Island
Newport was first settled in 1639 by religious refugees from the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
In the nineteenth century, Newport became a playground for the rich.
Rhode Island Shore Dinner - Chowder and clamcakes from the Ocean State.
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 ECOTRAVEL in Newport, Rhode Island
Newport, Rhode Island, with a permanent population of scarcely 28,000, attracts 3.5 million visitors a year to more than 300 special events from races and regattas to jazz and film festivals.
Rhode Island was founded by religious refugees from Massachusetts so no surprise that even going to church has historic preservation overtones.
The Newport Aquarium (shark-petting permitted) is at Easton’s Beach, and downtown on Market Square the Rhode Island Fishermen & Whale Museum in the Seaman's Church Institute was designed by a marine biologist to demonstrate operational environmental awareness in the state's oldest industry.
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 Newport, Rhode Island
Newport, in Narragansett Bay, also made its name as a shipbuilding town, and it is still an important yachting port.
The main tourist attractions of Newport are its sumptuous holiday residences of the 18th and 19th centuries, ranging from English-style country houses to neo-baroque palaces.
Two features of unique interest in Newport are the oldest Synagogue in the United States (1763), with a number of treasures, including the oldest Torah in North America, and the Redwood Library and Athenaeum (1750), the earliest library in the United States that is still in use.
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 Newport Rhode Island Mortgage - Second Mortgage - terms
Newport Rhode Island Mortgage.com has found that a small rate will often pay off quickly because we will waive the routine refinancing charges for a rate that is slightly higher than the current lowest rate.
Newport Rhode IslandMortgage Loans.com understands that being a first time home buyer in Newport Rhode Island can be very intimidating so we offer numerous programs to make this exciting opportunity less threatening.
Newport, Rhode Island is a premier vacation and year round residential community that combines three communities in one--the settled community, the Navy, and the "summer colony." All work in together to produce and sponsor events of international importance such as opera and music festivals.
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 Railroads to Newport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Newport, Rhode Island is located on Aquidneck Island.
The Old Colony & Newport Railway was chartered in 1863 as that islands answer to a demand for a rail connection with the rest of the country.
The Old Colony andamp; Newport Railway was chartered in 1863 as that islands answer to a demand for a rail connection with the rest of the country.
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 Shopping Newport Rhode Island - University Of Rhode Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Newport, Rhode Island - Newport Rhode Island lodging, Newport...
Newport, Rhode Island is a hot spot for bachelor/bachelorette parties as well as romantic getaways and family vacations.
Newport, Rhode Island, a quaint oceanfront town was once a playground to the moneymakers of the Industrial...
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 Antique Postcards of Newport, Rhode Island offered by The Drawing Room of Newport, located in Historic Newport, Rhode ...
The Newport Artillery Company is on Clarke Street as is The Vernon House.
On the left is the Newport Trust Co. building which did have green marble columns flanking the door yet, in this card the bank facade appears to be all the same color.
The title is: 'Naval Apprentices on Parade at Newport, R.I.' The red colonial house in the center of the photo is the Wanton-Lyman Hazard House (now owned by the Newport Historical Society and open to the public for tours) and is on the corner of Broadway (this being Broadway) and Stone Street.
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 Newport Rhode Island Inn, The Admiral Fitzroy Inn is located in downtown Newport Rhode Island
Newport is globally known as the site of such activities as the Newport Jazz Festival, the Newport Music Festival, the legendary International Tennis Hall of Fame and the America's Cup races.
Newport is one of the nation's most scenic areas for cyclists.
Newport is a city of "firsts" and "oldest," including Touro Synagogue (the oldest Temple in the U.S.); the oldest Tavern; the oldest newspaper; the site of the first international polo match; site of the first national lawn tennis championships and the first national golf championships...
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 Newport Rhode Island Lodging; Rhode Island Bed and Breakfast; America's Cup Lodging
This year will be the inn's 24th season in Newport, RI as well as the 150th birthday of this Historic 1855 Inn.
Our Newport bed and breakfast has been featured in: Frommer's Bed and Breakfast in Rhode Island, Bernice Chesslers Bed and Breakfast in New England, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the LA Times and the Boston Globe.
We are a two-minute walk to Bellevue Avenue a seven-minute walk to the water front down town and a ten-minute walk to the scenic Cliff Walk and the beach.
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 Newport Rhode Island Hotels * Newport Rhode Island Hotels Accommodations * Luxury Newport Rhode Island Hotels * Beach ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Newport Rhode Island Hotels feature The Chanler Hotel at Cliff Walk, Newport Rhode Island Historic Bed and Breakfast and oceanfront views for your Newport Rhode Island accommodations.
For over 100 years our Newport Rhode Island Hotel has been used by dignitaries including President Theodore Roosevelt who was the Godfather to the Chanler's Grandson.
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 Newport RI Information :: Newport Rhode Island Guide
Newport Rhode Island is a year round destination with wonderful hotels, resorts and bed and breakfast inns and offers activities for the whole family to enjoy!
Newport RI offers plenty to be discovered on one's own, but with so much history, a guided tour provides an introduction into this historical and magnificent destination.
Note that most Newport hotels and bed and breakfast inns require minimum weekend stays in the summer, but there are great packages and values to be found before the season starts, midweek and for extended stays.
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 Newport Online - Newport, Rhode Island
After months of letting our readers know that it was a great time to visit because it was quiet around town, it is time to say that you may have waited too long because tourist season is back.
Of course to some people, like local Newport merchants, the sound of tourists is the sound of business.
weather, find a place to stay, or just check the news and make some plans to come visit Newport, even if it is just for a day.
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 Newport Rhode Island sailing yacht charter
Old Harbor on the East Side of the Island is protected by a breakwater and has limited space for dockage at the town dock.
Newport Harbor’s anchorage is located at the southern end of the harbor, near Little Ida Lewis Rock—known in Newport as “the Spindle.” The Newport Harbormaster requests that boaters contact him on Channel 16 VHF for anchoring directions.
The settlers purchased the land from the Indians in 1657 renaming it to Conanicut and the settlement became the village of Jamestown in 1678.
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 Jamestown and Newport Rhode Island - RI Visitor Information
The Jamestown and Newport Ferry, (401) 423-9900, departs East Ferry for the trip to Newport every 90 minutes in the summer; with stops at Rose Island, Fort Adams and Goat Island.
True to its name, this hard-to-ignore, privately-owned Jamestown house perches atop a rock in Narragansett Bay called Dumplings Island, which is a bit south of Jamestown's harbor and the Newport (Pell) Bridge.
Newport is just a few minutes away, across the Newport (Pell) Bridge - with mansions, museums, restaurants, night spots, historic sites dating to the 1600s (and maybe earlier), the Cliff Walk, Harbor Walk, harbor tours, parks, beaches and scenic train rides.
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 Newport rhode island hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Dozen Distinctive Destinations | Newport, Rhode Island
While its early history is reflected in a treasure trove of colonial architecture, the city has long been associated with the opulent excess of the late 19th century, when its natural beauty and cooling breezes lured Gilded Age socialites and plutocrats to claim Newport as their summer playground and to erect elaborate mansions and villas.
Today, visitors can experience Newport's African American heritage on walking tours and view some of the grandest houses from the 3 ½-mile Cliff Walk, which hugs the rugged shoreline.
Newport also boasts two of the National Trust's Historic Hotels of America: the luxurious Hotel Viking and The Inn at Newport Beach, the city's only beachfront hotel.
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 Welcome to Go Newport - The Official Site for Newport RI offers all the information you need
Pristine, historic automobiles from some of the most prestigious collections in the United States will be displayed at the Newport Concours d’ Elegance, on May 26-28.
Newport is an ideal location for such an extraordinary auto event, as historical records reveal that the first organized U.S. automobile show was held in Newport in 1899 on the lawn of the present day Belcourt Castle!
Gather your girlfriends in one of Newport’s charming inns or hotels, where you’ll be treated to an unforgettable girls weekend of superb hospitality, marked by special touches like gourmet breakfasts and afternoon teas.
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 Newport, Rhode Island lodging and bed and breakfast inns small luxury romantic AAA 4 Diamond hotels
Newport, Rhode Island lodging and bed and breakfast inns small luxury romantic AAA 4 Diamond hotels
The inn is at the center of Newport's Historic "Walking District".
The Newport Mansions are located on the same avenue as is the Hydrangea House Inn..Bellevue Avenue.
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 Newport, Rhode Island - Newport Rhode Island lodging, Newport Accommodations, Newport Lodgings, Rhode Island Bed and ...
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Rhode Island was founded on self-expression and free-spirits.
--the vote to fire the first shots of the Revolutionary War was held in Newport at the Colony House.
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 Newport, Rhode Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Newport, Rhode Island is one of the most exciting places to learn to sail and absolutely the most enjoyable and rewarding embarkation point for your Live Aboard Cruising certification.
Located right on Newport's bustling waterfront, you'll enjoy breathtaking sunsets while relaxing on Adirondack chairs on the Inn's green lawn - or, after your day of sailing with Offshore is complete, go for an evening sunset sail on a true America's Cup yacht.
Learn to Sail participants will explore Newport's bustling waterfront, where you'll share the harbor with racing America's Cup yachts, modern racing machines moored beside legendary traditional yachts and class boats and dinghies of every type.
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 Newport Inns and Bed and Breakfast Association
From the narrow colonial streets and clapboard houses of the Hill and Point districts to the stately stone mansions along Bellevue Avenue, Newport is a living museum of American architecture and society.
As "America's First Resort," Newport is an icon of relaxation, adventure, and fun.
Copyright 2004 Newport County Inns and Bed and Breakfasts Association, Inc.
www.newportinns.com   (144 words)

 Newport Dinner Train - Newport Rhode Island - Excellent Dining
Enjoy the experience of Rhode Island's only moving dinner train on a 22-mile, 2½ hour sentimental journey along scenic Narragansett Bay.
The Newport Dinner Train is proud to be one of three outstanding dinner trains in the country selected by the Food Network for a presentation entitle "Dining Cars USA." This program will air on a regular schedule beginning this summer and extend through 2006.
Also included is a wine tasting tour of the renowned Newport Vineyards.
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 Newport, Rhode Island Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Services
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