Peter & Eaddo Kiernan Research Fellows Lectures
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
Beyond the Gilding: Exploring the Construction of Newport’s Summer Homes
Kristin Potterton, PSNC Research Fellow
See how the design and construction of Newport's Gilded Age mansions marked a transition from local builders or craftsmen to regional and national contractors, applying the latest construction techniques.
Newport-Cuba Connections: Families, Legacy and Trade in the 19th Century
Emilio Ruiz Perez, PSNC Research Fellow
Learn about the close commercial ties between Newport families and Cuba in the 19th century, including connections to several Preservation Society properties.
Advance ticket purchase required. Preservation Society members free, general public $5.
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