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Newport
 
Fort Adams
 
Harrison Avenue
 
Newport    RI  02840    
 
Phone   401 847-2400
 
Web Site  http://www.riparks.com/fortadams.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.fortadams.org/
 
Description  coastal fort overlooking Newport harbor, now centerpiece of state park
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
Building Type   Fort
Newport
Artillery Company of Newport
23 Clark Street
PO Box 14
Newport RI 02840
Phone 401 846-8488
Web Site http://www.newportartillery.org/
Description military unit originally chartered in 1741 offers honor guards, cannon
salutes, etc & maintains military museum with uniforms, memorabilia, and
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Collection N-Z Uniforms
Last changed: 02/20/2003
 

  Rhode Island

  Newport

  Museum of Newport History

   82 Touro Street

  Newport  RI  02840    

  Phone  401 846-0813

  Web Site http://newporthistorical.org/

  Description  extensive photo and document collections, owns or operates four

                    historic properties

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Collection G-M  Models

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research Library

  Owner/Operator:  Newport Historical Society

  New or Updated: 1/6/2007

Newport
Naval War College Museum
686 Cushing Road
Newport RI 02841
Phone 401 841-4052
Web Site www.usnwc.edu/nwc/museum.htm
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military

Rhode Island

  Newport

  Newport Art Museum

  76 Bellevue Avenue

  Newport  RI   02840    

  Phone 401 848-8200

  Web Site www.newportartmuseum.com

  E-mail  mailto:info@newportartmuseum.com

  Description  galleries, art school in historic mansion

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Arts

  Era 1862

  New or Updated:  7/10/2007

  Pawtucket
 
Slater Mill Historic Site
 
67 Roosevelt Avenue
 
PO Box 696
 
Pawtucket  RI  02862    
 
Phone   401 725-8638
 
Web Site  http://www.slatermill.org/index.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:info@slatermill.org
 
Description  buildings represent early industrialization with mill, workman's house
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Village
 
Kind of Activity   Living History
 
New or Updated:   3/29/2004
 

  RI

  Peace Dale

  Museum of Primitive Art & Culture

  1058 Kingstown Road,

  Suite 4

  Peace Dale  RI   02879    

  Phone  401 783-5711

  Web Site http://www.primitiveartmuseum.org/The-Museum.htm

  Description  objects from most major North American cultural areas and other items

                    from around the world

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Field  Archaeology

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F   Baskets

  Group Identity  Native Ame4rican

  New or Updated:  4/12/2007
 

  RI

  Portsmouth

  Portsmouth Historical Society Museum

  870 East Main Road

  Portsmouth  RI  02871    

  Web Site http://web.provlib.org/porlib/Portsmouth%20Historical%20Society/index.

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  Description  museum in 1865 church building, grounds have school and old town

                    hall, Julia Ward Howe Room

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Church

  Group Identity  Women

  New or Updated:  7/13/2007

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