Explore Historic Places In Newport

Explore Historic Places In Newport

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Explore the beauty and intrigue of historic Newport on your own time with our curated guide to the best famous sights and landmarks.

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    Richard Morris Hunt designed Marble House for William K. and Alva Vanderbilt. Tour highlights include the magnificent gothic room, gold ballroom, and Alva's lavender bedroom. -- Cultural Studios via Foursquare
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    Built by the Vanderbilts, this 70-room Victorian mansion is frequently cited as the most magnificent of Newport’s sprawling “summer cottages” and a symbol of Gilded Age excess. (From Aerial America) -- Smithsonian Channel via Foursquare
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    Only the fireplaces and chandeliers are original to the home, but the ballroom and staircase are what makes it worthy to visit. No audio tours, but scheduled guided ones. -- Jeiran Hasan via Foursquare
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    Try to go when they have the free tour - at 11am or 2pm -- Annie Ly via Foursquare
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    Dedicated in 1763, Touro Synagogue is the oldest synagogue in the United States and the only one which survives from the colonial era. Free admission for National Trust members. -- Saving Places via Foursquare
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    Philadelphia architect Horace Trumbauer designed this house for E. J. Berwind. Its beautiful ballroom held many summer parties. Look for the painting of Newport social butterfly Elizabeth Drexel Lehr. -- Cultural Studios via Foursquare
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