Old Colony House/Old State House

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Daniel Case

Location

Washington Square
Newport, RI 2840

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Direction:  north
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Phone Number:  401-846-0813

During the Revolution the State House served as a hospital for British and later French forces quartered in Newport. In 1781, when George Washington came to Newport to visit the French Army, a banquet was held in the great hall on the first floor.

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