Bristol Historical & Preservation Society

Newport, RI, United States

The BH&PS is located in an 1828 jail built of granite blocks used as ballast in early Bristol sailing ships. It houses a museum with collections from early Bristol, a research library and a major collection of early Bristol portraits including four by iti

The BH&PS is located in an 1828 jail built of granite blocks used as ballast in early Bristol sailing ships. It houses a museum with collections from early Bristol, a research library and a major collection of early Bristol portraits including four by itinerant artist Cephus Thompson. There is a Children's room containing early dolls, toys and clothes along with doll houses.

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Newport Rhode Island Weather

Mostly cloudy

48°F

Newport

Mostly cloudy
Humidity: 76%
Wind: WNW at 7 mph
Saturday
Partly cloudy
45°F / 55°F
Sunday
Sunny
35°F / 58°F
Monday
Sunny
38°F / 70°F
Tuesday
Partly cloudy
47°F / 76°F

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