Newport Revisited

Newport Revisited

by Rob Lewis, Ryan A. Young
     
 

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In the three-hundred-fifty-plus years that Newport has existed, it has held a fascination for those who love the sea. Along its narrow streets are nestled the largest collection of preserved eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century dwellings in America. The sailing is spectacular, and the natural harbor is a safe haven for boats. Newport Revisited uses vintage

Overview

In the three-hundred-fifty-plus years that Newport has existed, it has held a fascination for those who love the sea. Along its narrow streets are nestled the largest collection of preserved eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century dwellings in America. The sailing is spectacular, and the natural harbor is a safe haven for boats. Newport Revisited uses vintage photographs to explore Newport from the 1880s to the 1960s. The book takes the reader on a historic tour to see what people from all parts of the world travel to get a taste of, such as the amazing mansions and the natural beauty of this unique town. Newport Revisited shows the reader the Colony House, Brick Market, and many other exciting sites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439628218
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
11/20/2001
Series:
Images of America Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
66 MB
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Meet the Author

Rob Lewis, author of Images of America: Newport, returns with Ryan A. Young to revisit the fascinating history of Newport. Through the use of images in their private collections and access to the collection of Essig Remington Young, they have pieced together a beautiful portrait of the City by the Sea.

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