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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!


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Did you know that the color of the Redwood Library is authentic to its original exterior? Click here to read more!

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What was happening in the year 1876? Reconstruction, the first phone call, and the publishing of Dr. Christopher Dresser's book "Studies in Design." Click here to read more.

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Ever wonder about the portraits adorning the walls in the Rovensky Room? Click here to read about a local celebrity from the American Revolution, Mary "Polly" Lawton.

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Did you know that the Redwood owns a first edition copy of "Uncle Tom's Cabin"? Click here to read more!

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Happy Halloween from the Redwood Library! Click here to read more.

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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.

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