Spring Meeting in Newport, R.I. – May 15, 2009

Newport mansion

Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island

The Preservation Society of Newport is a small venue so space will be limited to 40 people.

Morning meeting only ($8)
Full Day which includes a tour of one of the mansions ($20)
Full Day registration fee for Library Students ($15)
Note: the single tour ticket does not include tours of Breakers or Hunter House, so if Breakers is what you want to see, only register for the morning meeting and purchase Breakers & Hunter House tickets on your own.

The schedule:
9:45 am registration and Coffee in Newport at 424 Bellevue Ave
10:30 Greetings from Preservation Society of Newport’s Archivist Linda Eppich
10:45 ARLIS/NE Business Meeting
11:45 Preservation Society of Newport’s Conservationist Jeff Moore Speaks
12:30 Lunch on your own in Newport. A list of local restaurants will be provided.
2:00 Mansion Visit.
4:00 End with Tea and Snacks at the Benoist Cottage at 53 Walcott, Jamestown, RI . RSVP through the registration form.

Benoist Cottage was built in 1895 and is a traditional New England “Summer Cottage”. It sits on Narragansett Bay with stunning views of Newport and the surrounding areas. The house was built by British architect Charles Bevins.