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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Mostly Cloudy

81°F

Newport, Rhode Island

Mostly Cloudy

Humidity: 61%

Wind: 9 mph

  • 03 Jan 2019

    Partly Cloudy 83°F 65°F

  • 04 Jan 2019

    Scattered Thunderstorms 82°F 66°F

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