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3 R.I. historic districts updated after National Park Service accepts additional...

PROVIDENCE – The National Park Service has accepted additional documentation about African-American and Cape Verdean history in the College Hill Historic District in Providence,...
J. PAUL LOETHER has been named executive director of the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission. / COURTESY RIHPHC

National Park Service’s Loether to head RIHPHC

PROVIDENCE – J. Paul Loether has been named executive director for the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, commission chairman Ruth S. Taylor announced...
THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY of Newport County received a $150,000 grant from the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission to help repair the roof balustrade at Rosecliff, pictured above. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

PSNC receives $150K state grant to help repair Rosecliff roof balustrade

NEWPORT – The Preservation Society of Newport County has received a $150,000 state grant to help repair the roof balustrade at Rosecliff. The funds will help to...
THE OTIS ANGELL GRISTMILL in North Providence, one of five new additions to the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places in Rhode Island. / COURTESY RIHPHC

5 R.I. properties named to National Register of Historic Places

PROVIDENCE – Five properties in Rhode Island have received federal recognition for their contributions to local and Rhode Island history and were added to...
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RIHPHC to host annual preservation conference April 29

WESTERLY – The 32nd Annual Rhode Island Statewide Historic Preservation Conference will be presented by the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission on Saturday,...
WELCOME SIGHT: A rendering of the proposed welcome center at The Breakers emulates the garden pavilions of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. / COURTESY PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY

Breakers visitor center opponents offer $200K for alternate plan

NEWPORT – A founding member of a Newport-based community group that opposes plans for a visitor center at The Breakers has offered a $200,000...
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