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Fort Adams

Newport, Rhode Island
County of Newport.
Fort Adams Road at Harrison Avenue
National Register Number: 70000014
Resource type: District.
Property type: Defense - fortification. The threat level was Threatened in
Congressional District: RI-1 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: State Park. www.fortadams.org.
Web Site: www.moonbase.com/davemann/ftadams.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 8, 1976):
Based on French military design and completed in 1857, Fort Adams is an outstanding example of American military engineering and technology. It was designed by Simon Bernard, and Joseph G. Totten supervised its construction.

There are no threats indicated for the landmark.

There were no changes indictaed for the landmark.

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