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The King Charles II Charter of 1663, drafted by Newport physician and minister John Clarke, provided the first formal conveyance of these freedoms to the people of a geopolitical entity.Newport is the last intact wooden city in North America, with over 300 buildings dating before the American Revolution.Easton's Beach, Newport's own family-friendly, full-service, 3/4 mile long ocean surf beach.Save the Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium is located in the Easton's Beach Rotunda.Newport has a unique combination of qualities that attracts millions from all over the world every year.We have authentic historic sites, fine art and architecture, outstanding yachting, fishing, golfing and beaches, internationally-acclaimed events, spectacular wedding venues, and a charming ocean side location.Belcourt Castle (1894), is the former summer cottage of Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont.Begun in 1891 and completed in 1894, it was only intended to be used for six to eight weeks of the year.
The International Yacht Restoration School, located on Lower Thames Street, in the recently-restored Newport Steam Mill Building (1831,1865) Newport Harbor, where you can take a water taxi or boat tour and see some of the finest collections of yachts anywhere, including a fleet of America's Cup 12 meter sailboats.
Brick Market (1772) is Newport's original center of commerce, now occupied by the Museum of Newport History.
Trinity Church (1726) is the oldest Episcopal parish in Rhode Island. The present church was built in 1725-26, designed by local builder Richard Munday, who based his designs on those that he had seen that Sir Christopher Wren had used in London churches in the late 17th century.
Vernon House (1708) located on the corner of Clarke and Mary Street, is privately owned.
The Vernon House served as General Rochambeau's headquarters during 1780-81, where he and George Washington laid the groundwork for the final assault on the British army that ended the American Revolution.
Touro Synagogue (1763), the oldest Synagogue in the United States.