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

Mostly sunny
Humidity: 71%
Wind: WNW at 11 mph
Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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