The Preservation Society of  Newport County invites all Newport County residents to visit the Newport Mansions for free on Sunday, October 4 and Monday, October 5, 2015, as it continues celebrating its 70th anniversary. 

 Visitors showing proof of residency in Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth or Tiverton (driver’s license or other identification with an address) will enjoy free admission to all Preservation Society properties:  The Breakers, The Elms, Chateau-sur-Mer, Chepstow, Green Animals Topiary Garden, Hunter House, Isaac Bell House, Kingscote, Marble House and Rosecliff.   Limited admission tours, such as the Servant Life Tour at The Elms, are included on a space-available basis.

 The Breakers, The Elms and Rosecliff open at 9 a.m., all other houses open at 10 a.m.  Last tour admission at Rosecliff is at 4 p.m., at all other houses at 5 p.m.

The Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island, is a non-profit organization accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and dedicated to preserving and interpreting the area’s historic architecture, landscapes, decorative arts and social history.  Its 11 historic properties–seven of them National Historic Landmarks–span more than 250 years of American architectural and social development.

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