Miantonomi Park Tower will be open to the public on Memorial Day

Miantonomi Tower

The City of Newport announced on Wednesday that the Miantonomi Park tower will be open on Monday, May 27, 2019 from 1:30 – 3:30 PM in observance of Memorial Day.

This event recognizes the historical significance of the tower as a memorial to the Veterans of World War I.

Completed in 1929; the 100-foot stone tower was designed by William Kendall of the renowned architectural firm McKim, Mead & White.

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Adults and families are welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult. The interior stone steps, lead to a narrow metal staircase that ascends to the top observation deck. Located on the highest point in Newport, views of Providence and Block Island are common on clear days.

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