Rhode Island

Butts Hill Fort

Butts Hill Fort
Fort St.
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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Phone: 401-683-3255
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Site was a key position during Rhode Island's only major Revolutionary War land battle, August 29, 1778. Old redoubts still discernible and marker tells of the battle in which Generals Lafayette, Hancock, Greene and Sullivan participated. Marker is on Fort Street south of Sprague Street.

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Region: Newport County
Guide Category: Heritage- Forts & Armories
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