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Category: Attractions/Entertainment
Address: 596 Bellevue Ave
Newport, RI 02840
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17 weddings

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Little Compton Wedding In September
Little Compton, RI   |   September, 2011   |   Attraction

"Newport is about a half hour drive from the Little Compton/Westport area but well worth a day trip. Home of the famous Newport Mansions, Newport is a seaport town with cobblestone streets, great shopping, restaurants, pubs and the Cliff Walk. If you have an extra day or are planning on turning our wedding weekend into a vacation, definitely head to Newport!"

Newport Wedding In October
Newport   |   October, 2010   |   Attraction

"All of the Mansions are on Belvue Ave, if you have time to go see them."

Newport Wedding In September
Newport   |   September, 2010   |   Attraction

"Breakers: 44 Ochre Point"

Newport Wedding In November
Newport   |   November, 2009   |   Attraction

"The Newport Mansions are Newport's most well known tourist attraction. The are conveniently located four doors down from the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Please see the link for more information about visiting them during your trip to Newport."

Portsmouth Wedding In September
Portsmouth   |   September, 2009   |   Attraction

"Here you will find a world of exceptional elegance and inspiration in architecture, art, interior design and landscapes. Explore 250 years of American history at our 11 historic properties, located on 80 acres of gardens and parks. Please join us for a journey back in time at one of America's premier collections of historic house museums."

Newport Wedding In August
Newport   |   August, 2009   |   Attraction

"Admission ranges from around $11 for one mansion and up to $30 for multiple, but well worth it! There are a bunch to pick from."

Taryn and Corey's Wedding
Newport   |   June, 2009   |   Attraction

"One of several Mansions located in Newport. A must see! Cliff Walk - a beautiful trail walking along the ocean cliff behind the Newport Mansions."

Corrie and Shane's Wedding
Bristol   |   September, 2008   |   Attraction

"Rosecliff Mansion is part of the Newport Preservation Society and is one of the larger mansions on the Cliff Walk. Completed in 1902, this property was owned by the Oelrichs who made their fortune from the Comstock silver lode in Nevada, one of the richest finds in history. Rosecliff has also been home to many Hollywood films, most recently Amistad and True Lies, where "Ah-nold" Schwarzenegger and Jaime Lee Curtis filmed their Tango at the end of the movie. Also filmed here was the Robert Redford/Mia Farrow flick, The Great Gatsby."

Newport Ri Wedding In September
Newport   |   September, 2008   |   Attraction

"Take a ride down Bellvue Avenue to see the Newport Mansions"

Newport Wedding In September
Newport   |   September, 2008   |   Mansions

"Check out these mansions while you're in town..."

Chris & Sarah's Wedding
Narragansett   |   October, 2007   |   Attraction

"Beechwood was built in 1851 for a New York City merchant named Daniel Parrish; the architects were Andrew Jackson Downing and Calvert Vaux. William Backhouse Astor, Jr., purchased the mansion in 1881, and it became the social center for New York Society for twenty-five years of the Gilded Age. William B., as his wife called him, was the grandson of John Jacob Astor, the German immigrant who made himself the richest man in America by investing in fur trading and real estate. As recent as 1999, he was listed as the fourth-wealthiest American ever (Microsoft's Bill Gates is fifth). The Astors hired architect Richard Morris Hunt to create an atmosphere at Beechwood that would be worthy of America's finest citizens. The family invested two million dollars in the renovations. Caroline Astor presided over countless social activities during the eight weeks each year she visited Beechwood. The highlight of every summer season was Mrs. Astor's Summer Ball. Mrs. Astor retired from social life in 1906. She lived quietly until her death in 1908. After his mother's death, John Jacob Astor IV divorced his first wife Ava Lowell Willing. In 1911 he married a much younger woman, Madeleine Talmadge Force. Their ceremony was held in the ballroom at Beechwood. After the service the couple headed to Europe to escape the gossip surrounding their union. Unfortunately, they were returning to New York on the RMS Titanic when the ship met its fate. Madeleine, who was five months pregnant, survived, but her husband, Titanic's wealthiest passenger, did not."

Newport Wedding In June
Newport   |   June, 2007   |   Attraction

"Explore 250 years of American history at 11 historic properties, located on 80 acres of gardens and parks."

Newport Wedding In September
Newport   |   September, 2012   |   Attraction

Newport Wedding In September
Newport   |   September, 2012   |   Attraction

Newport Wedding In September
Newport   |   September, 2012   |   Attraction

Newport Wedding In September
Newport   |   September, 2012   |   Attraction

Newport Wedding In September
Newport   |   September, 2009   |   Attraction

Tiffanie and Fritz's Wedding
Newport   |   October, 2008   |   Attraction

Matt and Julia's Wedding
Newport   |   October, 2008   |   Attraction

Daniela and Brendan's Wedding
Bristol   |   October, 2007   |   Attractions


Newport Mansions

596 Bellevue Ave
Newport, RI 02840

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