In honor of George Washington's birthday, on February 22 at 11:30 am the Artillery Company of Newport will be holding a salute on the Redwood lawn by our statue of George Washington. So make sure to drop by for this fun salute to our first president!
Abraham Redwood (1709-1788), founder of the Redwood Library, made his fortune on a sugar plantation in Antigua. By his mid-thirties, he was able to retire as the second wealthiest man in the colonies, and chose Newport as his home. Click to learn more about the founding father of the Redwood Library.