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The Colony House

The Colony House
Washington Square
Newport, Rhode Island
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Phone: 401-841-8770
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Website: http://www.newporthistorical.org
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Newport's 1739 Colony House, designed by Richard Munday, was the center of activity in colonial Newport and Rhode Island. The building was the scene of many dramatic events including landmark trials, the Stamp Act Riot, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, a "Fete" hosted by the French General Rochambeau for the visiting George Washington. Guided tours available seasonally, departing from the Museum of Newport History. Tours are also available for groups by appointment

Listing Category: Listing in Travel Guide, Listing on Web
Region: Newport County
Guide Category: Heritage- Historic Sites
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