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Newport's past speckled with GOLD

08/30/2014 1:00 AM 0

NEWPORT, R.I. -- Newport generally conjures images of the Vanderbilts, the Astors and the one per cent of the Gilded Age throwing lavish parties in their summer "cottages." And rightly so. In that era, this small coastal city served as ......

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The Brick Market in Newport, R.I., dating to circa 1762, was a trading centre. Today it houses the Newport Museum of History. Show/Hide caption

Newport Historical Society The Brick Market in Newport, R.I., dating to circa 1762, was a trading centre. Today it houses the Newport Museum of History. - Bloomberg The Washington Post

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