middletown: Interesting Islands Around Newport, Rhode Island - 01/12/14 05:46 AM
Which island was used as an asylum for the poor?, and more fun facts.
 
Newport County's own Aquidneck Island, home to the towns of Middletown and Portsmouth, and the city of Newport, originally was known as the Native American name, Pocasset.  Though it is the largest island in Narragansett Bay, there are many other islands in and about Newport, Rhode Island:
√   Conanicut Island - the second largest island in Narragansett Bay and home to Newport County's Jamestown.  It was once the site of the royal residence of 17th century Chief Conanicus of the Narragansett Indians.  The largest Native American … (1 comments)

middletown: Newport County's Norman Bird Sanctuary Will Hold Lunch Tours - 01/08/14 09:03 PM
 
 
The old farmhouse on the property of the Norman Bird Sanctuary on Third Beach Road in Middletown, Newport County, Rhode Island has been undergoing extensive renovations for the past several years.  The Paradise Farmhouse, as it is called, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the oldest structure on Norman Bird Sanctuary's 325 acre property.  It dates back to the early 1700's when it was used as a shack for tenant farmers.  During renovations, the character of the structure has been meticulously preserved, even while updating all systems.  Interior architectural details that had been removed at … (0 comments)

middletown: 10 Key Tips For New Home Buyers - 01/04/14 11:37 PM
Ten key tips for new home buyers should be considered when shopping for a new home in beautiful Newport County, Rhode Island, whether in the towns of Tiverton, Jamestown, Portsmouth, Middletown or the city of Newport.
A great realtor will make the difference between a wonderful, positive experience or a journey of questions, problems and missed opportunities.
The following ten key tips for new home buyers should be offered to you by your realtor:
1.  Big Picture -Start a checklist of amenities your new home MUST have, and others that you would LIKE to have.  Rate your top five "must haves."  This will make your … (8 comments)

middletown: Aquidneck Island (Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth) Fun Facts - 01/04/14 03:13 AM
Aquidneck Island (Native American name: Pocasset), comprised of the city of Newport, and the towns of Middletown and Portsmouth, Rhode Island is the biggest island in Narragansett Bay. 
Aquidneck Island (Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth) fun facts include:
      Newport • The cost to go fly a kite at Brenton Point State Park's July festival.
                   • 160,000 volumes occupy the shelves in the Redwood Library & Athenaeum, the oldest lending library in the country.
                   • In 1762, the Touro Synagogue was built.  It is the oldest surviving synagogue in America.  In the mid-1880s, the Quaker caretaker allowed it to be used … (0 comments)

middletown: Private schools in Newport County, Rhode Island - 12/29/13 07:25 PM
There are numerous private schools in Newport County, Rhode Island. Cluny Sisters School is located at 75 Brenton Road in Newport, Rhode Island (401-847-6043).  The Cluny School (Roman Catholic) contains grades pre-K through 8.
St. Michael's Country Day School is at 180 Rhode Island Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island (401-849-5970).  St. Michael's is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational school offering preschool through grade 8, and has as its setting a seven-acre campus which includes a 3,000 foot state of the art library.
There are a total of 13 private schools in Newport County, comprised of Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth, Tiverton and Jamestown.  In … (0 comments)

 
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