With just a week to go until 10,000 eager folks show up at the gate, Fort Adams State Park is getting all dressed up for festival season. The Newport Folk Festival arrives Friday July 28th, and WhatsUpNewp got a behind the scenes look at some of the preparations. We found stages partially built, a handful
Fort Adams State Park
Fort Adams, a National Historic Landmark and the largest coastal fortress in North America, is a place that all locals and tourists should visit as often as possible. The Fort Adams Trust is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the programming, preservation and restoration of this “Priority I” Threatened Landmark. The Trust has partnered with the State
Fort Adams State Park will be featured on Ghost Hunters tonight, October 14th at 9:00pm, on Syfy . In each episode, Jason Hawes and his team of paranormal investigators, TAPS (The Atlantic Paranormal Society) investigate paranormal activity across the country. In this episode, KJ and Dustin investigate the sound of footsteps in the bakery in Fort
Fort Adams expands offerings of Gift Shop to include food and beverage, as well as a greater array of sundries and clothing. The Gift Shop now has a variety of fresh sandwiches, fruit cups, cookies and beverages including: Snapple, Coke products, juices, Powerade and bottled water. Additionally basic drug store items covering Tylenol, Motrin, antacids,
Fort Adams State Park will be featured on Ghost Hunters on October 14th at 9:00pm on Syfy . In each episode, Jason Hawes and his team of paranormal investigators, TAPS (The Atlantic Paranormal Society) investigate paranormal activity across the country. Fort Adams Trust will host an exclusive episode screening in the very spot inside Fort Adams
Today’s the day, the 17th Annual Newport Storm Luau to benefit Fort Adams Trust will take place on the parade field of Fort Adams State Park from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Here’s what you need to know; 1. Tickets Still Available Tickets will be available for purchase onsite at the Luau for $20 (cash only).
Photo by Stephen Cloutier / PhotoGroup.us The United States Coast Guard Barque Eagle, also known as “America’s Tall Ship, arrived in Newport Harbor at approximately 9am on Friday, August 7th. Several dozen people welcomed the 295 foot ship as she pulled up to the Fort Adams Pier, where she will be open for public tours
The Coast Guard Barque Eagle, also known as “America’s Tall Ship” is the largest tall ship flying the Stars and Stripes and the only square-rigger in U.S. government service, will arrive in Newport on August 7th between 8am – 10am. Built at the Blohm + Voss Shipyard in Hamburg, Germany in 1936, and commissioned as Horst Wessel, Eagle
Photo: Newport Storm Luau Fort Adams State Park is the largest, most sophisticated, most complex Fortress in North America, and we’re lucky to have this historic venue right in our backyard here in Newport! Did you know that Fort Adams is open daily from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for guided tours? They sure are!