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As part of its continuing celebration of its 70th anniversary,  The Preservation Society of Newport County invites all Town of Portsmouth, RI residents and their families to enjoy free admission to Green Animals Topiary Garden on Saturday, September 19, 2015.

Any resident family member is welcome to visit Green Animals on September 19 just by showing proof of Portsmouth residency at the ticket station inside the front door of the Brayton House on the Green Animals property at 338  Cory’s Lane.  Proof of residency can be a driver’s license, motor vehicle registration, passport, other photo id, utility bill, or any similar document that shows name and address.  Identification is not required for children, but children must be escorted by an adult.

“Green Animals in Portsmouth is an important part of the Preservation Society’s collection of historic houses and landscapes,” said Preservation Society CEO & Executive Director Trudy Coxe.   “This charming and whimsical property offers a fun place for families to spend time together, while learning about the unique art of topiary and the operations of an historic Victorian garden.”

Extra parking for visitors to Green Animals on September 19 will be available at the adjacent St. Philomena’s School parking lot.

Attention Newport Residents

The Preservation Society of Newport County is offering all Newport residents and their families to enjoy all regularly scheduled tours of the Newport Mansions for free in 2015. Any resident member of your family is welcome to enjoy any regular tour, any day of the week, just by showing proof of City of Newport residency at the ticket station at any one of the Newport Mansions. Free admission for Newport residents is available at The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House, and Green Animals Topiary Garden.

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He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

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