Newport County and East Bay Sights

Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House

  • 17 Broadway Map It
  • Newport
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 07/11/2016

Fodor's Review

As Newport's oldest house museum, this late-17th-century residence provides a glimpse of the city's Colonial and Revolutionary history. The dark-red building was the site of the city's Stamp Act riot of 1765. After the British Parliament levied a tax on most printed material, the Sons of Liberty stormed the house, which was then occupied by a prominent Loyalist.

Sight Information

Address:

17 Broadway, Newport, Rhode Island, 02840, USA

Map It

Phone:

401-846–0813

Sight Details:

  • Site tour $8

Published 07/11/2016

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