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Museum of Newport Irish History

The purpose and goals of the Museum are to collect, Preserve, and display photographs, letters, documents and artifacts, and oral history that trace the chronology of Irish immigration and settlement in Newport County. Also, the social and cultural impact of this immigration on the community as a whole.

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The Rhode Island Historical Society’s Commitment to Our Donors

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