Great Houses connect people to a nation’s heritage and open windows to another age.
Preservation Society of Newport County is a non-profit organization
whose mission is to protect, preserve, and present an exceptional
collection of house museums and landscapes in one of the most
historically intact cities in America.
We hold in public trust
the Newport Mansions which are an integral part of the living fabric of
Newport, Rhode Island. These sites exemplify three centuries of the
finest achievements in American architecture, decorative arts, and
landscape design spanning the Colonial era to the Gilded Age.
our historic properties, educational programs, and related activities
we engage the public in the story of America’s vibrant cultural
We seek to inspire and promote an appreciation of the value of preservation to enrich the lives of people everywhere.