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By Rob Lewis

based in 1639, town of Newport provided a temperate weather and a wealth of traditional assets to early settlers looking spiritual freedom. In Colonial occasions, Newport flourished as considered one of New England�s biggest seaports, a prosperity dimmed in basic terms via the progressive struggle and next three-year British career. although greater than one-third of latest houses in Newport have been destroyed by way of the British in the course of their remain, Newport this present day nonetheless has the biggest variety of eighteenth-century houses of all towns within the usa. In 1968, the Newport recovery origin was once based via tobacco heiress Doris Duke to maintain, defend, and fix the city�s eighteenth and nineteenth-century structure. The foundation�s huge photographic information were made to be had to zone resident and modern day photographer Rob Lewis within the production of this new and interesting photographic history.

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