580 Bellevue Ave, Newport Rhode Island 02840
401-846-3772 Fax 401-849-6998
This mansion was completed in 1857 and is one of Newport
's oldest summer cottages. The residence is noted for its fine Italian architecture. The present mansion duplicates the original 1852 Andrew Jackson Downing structure, destroyed by fire in 1855. Guided living-history tours feature Beechwood Theater Company actors in period dress. The 45-minute tour visits the ballroom, bedrooms, servants' quarters, dining room and kitchen. Open daily; extended hours May through October. Hours may vary February-April; call for schedule. Last tour at closing.
Other History nearby:
(Warwick) Apponaug Village
(Newport) Astors' Beechwood Mansion and Museum
(Old Mystic) B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill
(Barrington) Barrington Town Hall
(Fall River) Battleship Cove
(Newport) Belcourt Castle
04/01 Coming to The Newport area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.