Newport County and East Bay Sights

White Horse Tavern

  • 26 Marlborough St. Map It
  • Newport
  • Building/Architectural Site

Published 08/07/2014

Fodor's Review

America's oldest tavern was originally built in 1652 as a two-room, two-story residence but was converted to a tavern in 1673 by William Mayes, Sr., father of a notorious pirate. It served as a meeting place of the Colony's General Assembly, Criminal Court, and City Council. Now a fine-dining restaurant, the White Horse's gambrel roof, low dark-beam ceilings, cavernous fireplace, and uneven plank floors convey Newport's Colonial charm.

Sight Information

Address:

26 Marlborough St., Newport, Rhode Island, 02840, United States

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Phone:

401-849–3600

Published 08/07/2014

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