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Constructed for Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont, his summer cottage incorporated his love for horses and armor, medieval and Renaissance architecture within 60-rooms.
Open to the public for special events, tours, and corporate meetings, largest coastal fortification in the U.S., special events include military reenactments, music festivals, and classic vehicle shows.
These fabled mansions, the extravagant "summer cottages" of America's Gilded Age portray the opulence of a bygone era.
Newport Restoration Foundation
The foundation restores and preserves historic art and architecture. Doris Duke's mansion "Rough Point", Samuel Whitehorne House, Prescott Farm and houses in "The Point" and "Historic Hill" sections of Newport.
Old Stone Mill
Bert Shankle provides images and a bibliography with commentary on the ruins of a 17th-century windmill in Touro Park. He dismisses the theory that the ruin is actually a Norse relic.
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