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An Early Map of Newport, Rhode Island

This early hand-colored map of Newport, Rhode Island was produced in London in 1777. Referenced on the map are the houses of worship of the various religious groups present in Newport at the time, including Catholics, Congregationalists, Baptists, Quakers, and Jews.

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Charles Blaskowitz
A Plan of the Town of Newport.
London: William Faden, 1777
Hand-colored engraved map
Geography and Map Division


Sources: Library of Congress