Doug Gelbert [Free] A Walking Tour of Newport Rhode Island – Kindle eBook & PDF


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A Walking Tour f Newport Rhode IslandThere is No Better Way To See better way to see than n foot And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour Whether you are preparing for a road trip Easy Magic Tricks or justut to look at your Forgotten Realms own town in a new wayEach walking tour describes *historical and architectural landmarks and provides pictures to helput when those pesky street addresses are missing Every *and architectural landmarks and provides pictures to help ut when those pesky street addresses are missing Every also includes a uick primer n identifying architectural styles seen n American streetsShortly after Roger Williams was banished from Massachusetts for his liberal religious beliefs Anne Hutchinson suffered the same fate in Boston On his recommendation Hutchinson and her followers purchased Auidneck Island from the local Indians and settled at the northern end f the island in an area known as Pocasett in 1636 Her little band too experienced a rift and in 1639 a group led by William. .
Coddington and Nicholas Easton *moved south to form newportblessed with Slam Dunk N 49 onef *south to form NewportBlessed with ne f deepest natural harbors in the country Newport was an established shipbuilding center within a decade Over the next hundred years than 150 wharves would be constructed and the bustling seaport was handling as much trade in rum candles fish silver and yes slaves as the leading American ports f Boston and New York and CharlestonDuring the American Revolution the British wasted no time securing Newport and its fine natural harbors When hostilities erupted Captain James Wallace controlled Narragansett Bay with a small force that remained in place until driven away in April 1776 by fire from shore batteries General Henry Clinton would not leave for three
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and in that time som houses almost half the town were destroyed for firewood and ther usesThe Newport harbor was essentially ,

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Losed for the entire revolution and the seaport never regained its prominence and the seaport never regained its prominence a shipping center The population cascaded from 11000 in 1775 to barely half that a year later The population scarcely rose again by 1870 The factories and warehouses that were built elsewhere during the Industrial Revolution proved to be a blessing for Newport In the 1840s when wealthy Southern planters sought relief from humid Lowcountry summers they found retreats in a place progress had passed by Newport For the next century America’s wealthiest families beat a summer path to Newport and in their wake came artists and theologians and writers and architects The Newport “cottage” was the symbol f America’s Gilded AgeOur walking tour will begin Ethno Botany Of The Black Americans on the fringesf this pulence and work down to the historic waterfront where the sea has shaped *Newport For The Better Part Of 400 *for the better part f 400 ,

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