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Newport’s Casino, Birthplace of the U.S. National Tennis Championship, 1881 to 1914
8 months ago

Newport’s Casino, Birthplace of the U.S. National Tennis Championship, 1881 to 1914

The Casino, Newport, Rhode Island, is the site of the first United States Lawn Tennis Association Singles Championship, which occurred in 1881. For thirty-one years, until 1914, the tournament continued …
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Washington’s Open Letter of March 12, 1790 to American Catholics
8 months ago

Washington’s Open Letter of March 12, 1790 to American Catholics

Rhode Islanders are, or should be, familiar with George Washington’s famed letter of August 21, 1790 to the Friends of Touro Synagogue in Newport and that public missive’s ringing declaration …
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One Day . . . The Story of a Storm, A Video Documentary of the 1938 Hurricane in Rhode Island
9 months ago

One Day . . . The Story of a Storm, A Video Documentary of the 1938 Hurricane in Rhode Island

“One Day” is a film about how life can change without warning. Your life can be perfectly normal when you get up in the morning and in a shambles by …
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