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Kay/Catherine's Patronesses: Walking Tour of Women and Newport Architecture
Kay/Catherine's Patronesses: Walking Tour of Women and Newport Architecture
Museum of Newport History at Brick Market
October 27, 2012
11:00a.m - 12:15 p.m.
Admission: $15 per person, $10 for Newport Historical Society members.
In the mid-nineteenth century, women took advantage of Newport's resort culture to build interesting, fanciful houses. Nowhere is this trend more evident than in the Kay/Catherine neighborhood, which is home to more than 50 buildings built by women. This tour visits some of the most notable and significant of these houses, including the Wormeley House, the Porter House, and the Mason Sisters House.
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