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A Day Tripper's Guide to natural places
Brenton Point St. Park  - Brenton State Park History
Melville Pond Nature Preserve- Bill Saslow's Outdoors
Norman Bird Sanctuary - A Wildlife Refuge and Natural Science Center
Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge - A US Fish & Wildlife Service Refuge

View of 2nd Beach "Sachuest" from Hanging Rock.
View of Second Beach, "Sachuest", from on top of "Hanging Rock", Norman Bird Sanctuary, Middletown, Rhode Island

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Green Animals Topiary Gardens
Sculptures on the rooftop of the Elms
Sculptures on the roof of The Elms
The Behind the Scenes tour will take you there!

With human help

Cliff Walk - "public access walk that combines the natural beauty of the Newport shore line with the architectural history of Newport's gilded age."
Fort Adams - "Make history come alive for every member of your family." This site has wonderful interesting information about Fort Adams, it's history and it's situation today.
Fort Adams St. Park - Parks Department site
Glen Farm Equestrian Center, Glen Farm, Portsmouth - Historic, stone stables, bordering the Sakonnet River and hundreds of acres of beautiful country trails, pastures and polo fields.
Miantonomi Memorial Park & Tower - A World War I memorial and Newport city park.
National Museum of American Illustration  - Vernon Court, 492 Bellevue Ave., Newport
Newport Art Museum - "The Newport Art Museum collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets historic and contemporary visual arts of the highest quality with an emphasis on the rich artistic heritage of Newport, the state of Rhode Island and southeastern New England."
Newport Historical Society - - 82 Touro St., Newport, 846-0813, History, programs, walking tours, collections on display and more!
Newport Mansions
- Preservation Society properties including: The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House, Chateau-sur-Mer, Rosecliff, Hunter House, Chepstow, Isaac Bell House, Kingscote and Green Animals Topiary Garden.
Newport Restoration Foundation - 51 Touro St, Newport. Includes: Doris Duke's mansion Rough Point, Samuel Whitehorne House, Prescott Farm and historic houses in "The Point" and "Historic Hill" sections of Newport.
Portsmouth Historical Society. Corner of East Main Rd (Route 138) and Union St. The museum features artifacts and documents rich in Portsmouth and Rhode Island history on the first floor. The second floor, the former Christian Union Church, has been restored and is open for viewing. The Southernmost Schoolhouse, the oldest standing schoolhouse in Rhode Island, is on the grounds and is open for viewing. The museum is open Sundays from 2-4 pm, Memorial Day through Columbus Day.

 

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