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Various images from Newport Music Festivals including an image of Ella Fitzgerald, c. 1966; Clark Terry, 1966; Louis Armstrong, c. 1962; Unidentified trombonist, c. 1962; Joni Mitchell, 1969.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by…


Image of a beach located in Newport, R.I., undated.See also:Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982


Image of the Election Day Parade in Newport, 1900.See also:Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982


Image from the awards ceremony at Fort Adams for Tall Ships, 1976.The first Tall Ships Festival was held in 1976 as part of America’s Bicentennial. It was the largest gathering of its kind and featured the greatest sailing ships from a bygone…


Image of former U.S. Secretary of the Navy John Warner and Prince Harold of Norway in Newport as part of the Tall Ships celebration that marked the Bicentennial celebration in 1976.The first Tall Ships Festival was held in 1976 as part of…


Image of Governor Phillip W. Noel and dignitaries aboard ship in Newport Harbor as part of the Tall Ships celebration that marked the Bicentennial celebration in 1976.The first Tall Ships Festival was held in 1976 as part of America’s …


One of the ships that took part in the Tall Ships celebration that marked the Bicentennial celebration in Newport in 1976.The first Tall Ships Festival was held in 1976 as part of America’s Bicentennial. It was the largest gathering of its…


One of the ships that took part in the Tall Ships celebration that marked the Bicentennial celebration in Newport in 1976.The first Tall Ships Festival was held in 1976 as part of America’s Bicentennial. It was the largest gathering of its…


Image of a hand-tinted lantern slide of the Newport Harbor at sunset in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation…


Image of a hand-tinted lantern slide of a bunch of milk reeds in Newport, Rhode Island.See also:Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975…


Image of Ella Fitzgerald performing at the Newport Music Festival in Newport, Rhode Island.See also:Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports,…


Images of the aftermath in Newport, Rhode Island from the hurricane in 1938.The New England Hurricane of 1938 (or Great New England Hurricane, Yankee Clipper, Long Island Express, or simply the Great Hurricane of 1938) was the first major hurricane…


Image of Washington Square located in Newport, Rhode Island. Washington Square is the geographical and historical heart of Newport Rhode Island. More trapezoid than square, it exists at the intersection of several major streets and what was the…

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Image of a drawing of Old Colony House, also known as the Old State House or the Newport Colony House located in Newport, Rhode Island, 1850. The Newport Colony House is the fourth oldest statehouse still standing in the United States. It was…


Image of the Salvation Army located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island…


Image of a drawing of the Quaker Church in Newport, Rhode Island, 1850.The Great Friends Meeting House, built in 1699, is the oldest surviving house of worship in Rhode Island. Quakers, as they were dubbed by their detractors, were the most…


Image of a house located on Duke Street in Newport, Rhode Island, 1890.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode…

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Image of the Codd Point Fort located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island…


Image of Bellevue Avenue located in Newport, Rhode Island by Anne H. Wilbur in 1850. Bellevue Avenue displays an assemblage of American architecture distinguished by the variety of styles and famous architectural firms represented, the district…

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Image of a beach located in Newport, Rhode Island.See also: Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969 by Rockwell Stensrud, 2006 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical…

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