Samuel Durfee House

352 Spring St., Newport, Rhode Island, 02840, United States | 3 star b&b
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Travel Blogs from Newport

Berkley, MA

A travel blog entry by clara.sayre

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... Glen & Barbara a couple days before) and we were so happy they came to such a great show with an amazing crowd. After the show, we drove out to a pancake diner where we gorged on way too much food and laughed a lot.

The shows were remarkable and fun and the weather couldn't have been any better if we had tried. All in all, it was a lovely day and one of those moments that make you believe you could do this forever.
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Day 8 - Newport to Stratford

A travel blog entry by hemslie

5

... Statford Ct a slight change, had a bit of an engine issue with one of the engines we'll have that looked at tomorrow.

It was just so nice to cruise on flat water with unlimited visibility! I read a whole book today...8 hours :-). We are at Brewers Marina they own many marinas in CT very nice place. I'll explore a bit in the morning a nice quiet night tonight.

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Day 27: Explore Fall River and New Bedford

A travel blog entry by greg-mary-scott

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7

... had hidden rooms, in order to hide the slaves from their masters. One of the people that lived there was Frederick Douglass, who was a former slave himself. He escaped from slavery, and was hidden and educated by a couple named Johnson. At that time Frederick Douglas was known as Frederick Johnson. He was told that there were too many black people named Johnson so he changed his name to Douglas. He ended up traveling the country ...

If In Doubt, Take Shelter In A Mansion

A travel blog entry by maighreadquirke

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... the mansion that Great Gatsby was based on and a source of inspiration. Newport is most famous for its mansions, of which I think there are five. Newport was almost like the Brighton of Victorian England, the region was known for fresh air and health benefits. The rich plantation owners would all travel to their holiday homes in Newport to get away from outbreaks of typhus and disease in many of their South Carolina plantations. Many of the other wealthy home owners ...

Leaving Massachusetts

A travel blog entry by maighreadquirke

... people's yachts off in a certain location so that they can travel there by other means and have the boat on arrival! I mean it kind of defeats the point of sailing but if you can afford a yacht, often more expensive than a second home, what's a few more thousand?! With the list Corrigan had sent me of spots to go to whilst in Portsmouth, I sat down with Melanie to figure out a plan of action. The forecast was fairly rubbish so as I didn't like what I saw I decided by to allow it to be a ...

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This 3 star B&B, located on 352 Spring St., Newport, is near Thames Street, Ghost Tours of Newport, International Yacht Restoration School, and Isaac Bell House.
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