Newport Historical Society

Since 1854, the Newport Historical Society has collected and preserved five centuries of history and continues to document Newport’s unique contribution to our national narrative. The mission of NHS is also to chronicle and interpret this history for a broad audience, so that knowledge of our past will contribute to a deeper understanding of the present and better preparation for the future.  For more information, visit 

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Brick Market Book Club

Join us on Monday, August 6 at 5:30 pm at the Museum of Newport History Shop for a casual discussion of Chappaquiddick: Power, Privilege, and the Ted Kennedy Cover Up


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Upcoming Events with Cameron Silver, 'King of Vintage' and author of Decades: A Century of Fashion, include a Trunk Show and lecture at The Newport Show.  Click links below for more information.