Thursday, November 24, 2011

Newport, Rhode Island

We recently traveled to Rhode Island for seven days of R. & R.  Here are some photos we made at places never before experienced by us.

The entrance to Fort Adams

Construction of fort began in 1824, took 30 years to complete,
was used as the U. S. Naval Academy during the Civil War.

Steps along the Cliff Walk trail in Newport, RI

A view of the harbor 

Cliff Walk trail

One of the many mansions built during the Gilded Age

He was given the rank of Lieutenant General in command of some
7,000 French troops and sent to join the Continental Army

Narragansett Bay

Oldest library still functioning in the original building

Marble House mansion