Newport RI

From the Vault #2


Here are some more Newport RI photos from the vault for your enjoyment!

If you missed the last installment, click here to view From the Vault #1.

The photos in this collection are all from Fort Adams. I'm not sure of the dates on all of these, but some are from the late 1800's.

If you have any photos of Fort Adams or any other good Newport shots (or stories) that you'd like to share, feel free to do so by clicking here.


Aerial shot with Goat Island and Newport Harbor in the background

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8" B.L. Rifle on Dis. Carriage - Model 1894

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Teamwork - it took a lot of men to load those guns!

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The Post Exchange

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Some serious firepower aimed at Narragansett Bay!

How it looked back then.....

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.....and now

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Fort Adams Hospital (I think)

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The Brig back then.....

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.....and now

(If you act up during the tour they'll lock you up, so behave!)

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Tug of War

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This field is now used for rugby, soccer and sledding in the winter

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Eisenhower House - Summer home of our 34th President

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As I mentioned above, if you missed the photos in From the Vault #1, click here to view them now.

That update includes some great old shots of:


And don't forget... if you'd like to share any of your own Newport photos and/or stories, we'd love to see and hear them.


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