Newport, Rhode Island

This weekend, we had a great trip to Newport, Rhode Island. We were there with a group of good friends. Debbie, Shep, and I went on an awesome walking tour of the city. The history and architecture are amazing. Highlights included the Redwood Library & Atheneum, the mystery tower, the Benedict Arnold cemetery, the International Tennis Hall of Fame, our world championship croquet match, and of course, The Elms. 

The Elms is one of Newport’s classic mansions. We spent several hours there. We did both the standard tour and we got a behind the scenes tour that took us to the staff quarters, the basement, and the roof. We got to see all the original mechanical utilitiesfor the home, which was my favorite part.

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