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Rhode Island’s Mansions

Angelsea Mansion at Ochre Point from Cliff Walk trail in Newport. Rhode Island, August 24, 2003

Angelsea Mansion

Beach Mound Mansion at southern end of Bellevue Avenue in Newport. Rhode Island

Beach Mound Mansion

Belcourt Castle Mansion on Bellevue Avenue. Newport, Rhode Island, May 6, 2004

Belcourt Castle Mansion

Carey Mansion of Salve Regina University. Newport, Rhode Island, January 1, 2004 2

Carey Mansion of Salve Regina University

Castle Hill Inn Newport

Castle Hill Inn Newport

Champ Soleil Mansion on Bellevue Avenue. Newport, Rhode Island

Champ Soleil Mansion

Chateau-Sur-Mer Mansion at Bellevue Avenue in Newport. Rhode Island, August 24, 2003

Chateau-Sur-Mer Mansion 

Chepstow Mansion from Narragansett Avenue. Newport, Rhode Island

Chepstow Mansion

Clarendon Court Mansion on Bellevue Avenue in Newport. Rhode Island,

Clarendon Court Mansion

Crossways Mansion on Ocean Drive. Newport, Rhode Island, November 26, 2004

Crossways Mansion

De La Salle Mansion on Bellevue Avenue, after snowfall. Newport, Rhode Island, January 29, 2005

De La Salle Mansion

Fairhaven Mansion, view from Cliff Walk trail. Newport, Rhode Island, May 6, 2004

Fairhaven Mansion

Felicity Mansion at Bellevue Avenue in Newport. Rhode Island, August 24, 2003

Felicity Mansion

High Tide Mansion at Atlantic Avenue from Bailey Beach in Newport. Rhode Island

High Tide Mansion

Ivy Tower Mansion on Bellevue Avenue in Newport. Rhode Island

Ivy Tower Mansion

Kingscote Mansion on Bellevue Avenue in Newport. Rhode Island

Kingscote Mansion

Lands End Mansion from Cliff Walk trail in Newport. Rhode Island, August 9, 2003

Lands End Mansion

Ledge Point Cottage

Ledge Point Cottage

Lindenhurst Mansion at Bellevue Avenue in Newport. Rhode Island, August 24, 2003 

Lindenhurst Mansion

Marble House Mansion on Bellevue Avenue, after snowfall. Newport, Rhode Island, January 29, 2005.

Marble House Mansion

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Chinese Tea House, Marble House Mansion

Midcliff Mansion, view from Cliff Walk trail. Newport, Rhode Island, June 13, 2004

Midcliff Mansion

Mrs. Astor's Beechwood Mansion

Mrs. Astor’s Beechwood Mansion

Ochre Court of Salve Regina University. Newport, Rhode Island, April 17, 2003.

Ochre Court of Salve Regina University

Parterre Mansion on Bellevue Avenue. Newport, Rhode Island, May 6, 2004

Parterre Mansion

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Rosecliff Mansion

Rough Point Mansion from a bridge of Cliff Walk trail in Newport. Rhode Island, August 24, 2003

Rough Point Mansion

The Breakers Mansion

The Breakers Mansion

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The Elms Mansion

The Orchard Mansion from Narragansett Avenue. Newport, Rhode Island

The Orchard Mansion

The Waves Mansion from Cliff Walk trail in Newport. Rhode Island, August 9, 2003

The Waves Mansion

Twin Ledges Mansion on Ocean Drive in Newport. Rhode Island, December 18, 2004

Twin Ledges Mansion

Vineland Mansion of Salve Regina College from Cliff Walk trail in Newport. Rhode Island

Vineland Mansion

Wakehurst Mansion, now Student Center of Salve Regina University in Newport. Rhode Island, December 18, 2004

Wakehurst Mansion

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Rhode Island’s Lighthouses

A lighthouse is a tower building used in older times as an aid to navigation and to pilots at sea.  Lighthouses are used to mark dangerous coastlines, hazardous sandbanks and reefs, safe entries to harbors, and can also assist in aerial navigation.  Once widely used, the number of operational lighthouses nowadays has declined due to the expense of maintenance and replacement by modern electronic navigational aids.  Here in Rhode Island there are many lighthouses, and each is unique!

“ประภาคาร” นั้นเป็นอาคารประเภทหอคอยสูง ที่ในอดีตใช้เป็นเครื่องช่วยกำกับทิศทางการเดินเรือ เพื่อให้ทราบแนวทางมหาสมุทร สันทราย หรือแนวหินปะการัง ที่อาจเป็นอันตรายต่อการเข้าออกท่าเทียบจอดเรือ รวมทั้งใช้สำหรับเป็นสัญลักษณ์กำกับทิศทางการเดินอากาศ ปัจจุบันมีการใช้ประโยชน์จากประภาคารลดน้อยลง เนื่องจากมีการพัฒนาด้านเทคโนโลยีอิเล็คทรอนิคส์สมัยใหม่มากขึ้น ในมลรัฐโรดไอแลนด์นั้น มีประภาคารอยู่หลายแห่ง ซึ่งล้วนมีความแตกต่างที่เป็นสัญลักษณ์

Beavertail Lighthouse, Jamestown, RI

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Block Island North Lighthouse, New Shoreham, RI

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Block Island Southeast Lighthouse, New Shoreham, RI

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Castle Hill Lighthouse, Newport, RI

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Conimicut Lighthouse, Conimicut, RI

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Dutch Island Lighthouse, Jamestown, RI

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Goat Island Lighthouse, Newport, RI

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Point Judith Lighthouse, Narragansett, RI

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Prudence Island Lighthouse , Sandy Point, RI

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Watch Hill Lighthouse, Westerley, RI

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Rhode Island Landmarks

State Capitol

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The state capitol building is made of white Georgian marble. On top is the world’s fourth largest self-supported marble dome. It houses the Rhode Island Charter of 1663 and other state treasures.

First Baptist Church in America

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Providence is home to the First Baptist Church in America, the oldest Baptist church in the Americas, which was founded by Roger Williams in 1638.

Mansions

The seaside city of Newport is home to many famous mansions, including The Breakers, Marble House and Belcourt Castle

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“The Breakers”

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“Marble House”

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“Belcourt Castle”

Newport Casino

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The Newport Casino is a National Historic Landmark building complex that presently houses the International Tennis Hall of Fame and features an active grass-court tennis club.

The Towers

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Scenic Route 1A (known locally as Ocean Road) in Narragansett is home to “The Towers“, a large stone arch.  It was once the entrance to the famous Narragansett casino that burned down in 1900.  The towers now serve as a tourist information center and also a banquet hall for events like weddings and birthday parties.

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