William Vernon House; Rochambeau Headquarters

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Swampyank

Location

46 Clark St.
Newport, RI 2840

Direction:  north

The Vernon House, built ca. 1708, provided headquarters for Rochambeau while in Newport between July 1780 and June 1781, as well as to his son, the vicomte de Rochambeau. Here Washington was a guest from March 6 to 13m 1781.