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The Breakers is the grandest of Newport's summer "cottages" and was built as the Newport summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II. 70-rooms, approximately 65,000 sq ft, constructed in 1893, cost more than Twelve million to build, approximately Three hundred thirty five million today.

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from We3Travel

Favorite Things to do in Rhode Island in the Fall

Things to do in RI in fall including the best apple picking, pumpkin patches and other family activities

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The Belcourt Castle in Newport, R.I., features a fascinating combination of old-world, French-style charm and Norman, Elizabethan English and country German design. You'll see lots of stained glass, carved oak wainscoting, grand staircases and a even replication of a coronation coach!

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Important Rhode Island people - PRINCESS REDWING was the last full blooded Narragansett in RI. She died in 1987 at the age of 92.

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from masslive.com

Blizzard of '78: Remembering the storm on its 35th anniversary

Interstate 95 looking south at the Rhode Island/Massachusetts border between Attleboro, Mass., and Pawtucket, R.I., is shown in an aerial view taken just after the Feb. 1978 blizzard.

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from BuzzFeed

The 24 Most Rhode Island Things To Ever Happen

This tattoo of the state’s only area code. | The 24 Most Rhode Island Things To Ever Happen

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the forty steps ~ cliff walk Newport #VisitRhodeIsland

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5 Rhode Island Hikes Off the Beaten Path

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RI - Providence Journal - Blizzard of '78 #soRIhistory, #soRI

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