Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Newport, United States


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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 0.5 km
Ascend 0 m
Descend 0 m

Experience Newport in United States in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Newport

Sight 1: Artillery Company of Newport Military Museum

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The Newport Artillery Company of Newport, Rhode Island was chartered in 1741 by the Rhode Island General Assembly during the reign of King George II of Great Britain. It is the oldest military unit in the United States operating under its original charter, and the company maintains a museum in its historic armory. The company has served in wars ranging from the French and Indian War to the First World War. Individual members of the Company have served in every war fought by the United States.

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2 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 2: Central Baptist Church

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The Clarke Street Meeting House is a historic meeting house and Reformed Christian church building at 13–17 Clarke Street in Newport, Rhode Island, built in 1735. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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104 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Oliver Perry Monument

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Oliver Perry Monument is a bronze statue, by William Greene Turner, dedicated to Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. It is located in Eisenhower Park in Newport, RI, between Washington Square and Touro street. The statue faces west towards Newport Harbor.

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217 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Vernon House

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The Vernon House is a historic house in Newport, Rhode Island built in 1758 for Metcalf Bowler. The house is an architecturally distinguished colonial-era house with a construction history probably dating back to the late 17th century, with alterations made in the 18th century, possibly by architect Peter Harrison. During the American Revolutionary War this house served as the headquarters of the Comte de Rochambeau, commander of the French forces stationed in Newport 1780–1783. The house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968.

Wikipedia: Vernon House (EN)

138 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Shiloh Church

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Shiloh Baptist Church is a historic former school building and former African American Baptist church in Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

Wikipedia: Shiloh Church (Newport, Rhode Island) (EN)


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