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Redwood Library & Atheneum, Newport, Rhode Island, date unknown

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Summary:Redwood Library & Atheneum, Newport, Rhode Island. Founded 1730 by Abraham Redwood. Built by Peter Harrison, Architect, 1748-1750, on land given by Henry Collins. It is the oldest American Library in continuous use. Date unknown.
Creator:E.B. Price
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Rhode Island
Geographical subject – Settlement:Newport
Topical subjects:Libraries--Rhode Island
Historic buildings--Rhode Island--Newport
Redwood, Abraham, 1709 or 1710-1788
Harrison, Peter, 1716-1775
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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