Articles Tagged ‘George Washington’

Visit Historic Home of Revolutionary General Nathanael Greene in Coventry

Visit Historic Home of Revolutionary General Nathanael Greene in Coventry September 5, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
The 1770 home built by Nathanael Greene, one of George Washington’s most capable generals, is historically known as the “Homestead.” Originally, it was called “Spell Hall.” It sits on the same hillside on which it was built in what is today the town of Coventry. It is about 26 miles from Newport...

Correspondence of great Americans displayed at Newport Historical Society

Correspondence of great Americans displayed at Newport Historical Society July 26, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Handwritten History: Correspondence of Great Americans is a new exhibit  that will continue through the fall at the 1739 Colony House on Washington Square in Newport. The exhibit features large-scale reproductions of 11 letters and documents from the collections of the Newport Historical Society. All...