Colored Print of a View from Fort Adams


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Colored Print of a View from Fort Adams
Courtesy of the Preservation Society of Newport County.

Named in honor of President John Adams, Fort Adams was opened with an extravagant ceremony on the Fourth of July in 1799. In addition to its main function as a coastal defense site, Fort Adams also became a place where people gathered to celebrate the natural beauty of their surroundings.


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