Governor Joseph Wanton Jr. (Hunter) House

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Daniel Case

Location

54 Washington St.
Newport, RI 2840

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Phone Number:  401-874-1000

In 1780 this house served as headquarters for Admiral Charles Louis d’Arsac, chevalier de Ternay, commanding officer of the French naval force. The house also served as the Naval Office to the French fleet.

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