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Cool Landmark!

Depending on where you are staying in Newport, you may pass right by this on your way down to the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dina M
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Hoboken, New Jersey
As seen on TV

Well, if you ever watch any of the explorer tv shows they always come to this tower. First, it is... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Terrance1953
,
Manchester, Connecticut
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Touro Park, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Depending on where you are staying in Newport, you may pass right by this on your way down to the Wharf or Thames St. Wouldn't say it's a must see; however, fun if you stumble on it.

Thank Dina M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Well, if you ever watch any of the explorer tv shows they always come to this tower. First, it is about 3 blocks up from Main Street so you can walk to if from the dock area. It was shown on navigation maps in the...More

Thank Terrance1953
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Easy walk from anywhere in Newport and kinda cool to see. Not worth going out of your way for, but worth a walk if you're in the area - especially if you have dogs.

Thank R B
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The Old Stone Mill is very cool to see. We were just riding our bikes and stumbled upon this park where the stone work of art sits. There was a flea market going on near it, so we had to check it out. It was...More

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This structure is located in a pleasant park away from the traffic and noise, across the street from the Newport Museum. It's apparently part of an old mill structure but there's been conjecture that it was built by Vikings visiting long before Columbus or by...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is literally a stone structure in a small park. No plaque to denote any history.Only after returning home did I look this up and discovery that nobody REALLY even knows the truth behind who built this, when, and for what use. Maybe the parks...More

Thank EPD367
Reviewed 12 May 2017

It has been featured on tv. The History channel did a great piece on the hisory behind this structure. Dates back to the Mason era. There is a spot inside the structure that the sun hits at a special time of day. If you like...More

1  Thank donnaa855
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Quite possibly the most well-known landmark in Newport, this historic arched-stone structure is situated in a lovely park downtown. That is something we noticed about Newport, and that is that despite the close proximity of buildings throughout the historic seaport, there are a remarkable number...More

1  Thank ragtop_rider
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The Old Stone Mill was a structure that I was very interested in seeing on my visit to Newport. It has a cylindrical, rough hewn appearance and many stories regarding its origin, which is probably the biggest appeal when visiting this site. It sits in...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 5 December 2016

There are some intriguing stories of this structure, but the mystery remains. There is a small museum nearby where some of the historical details can be learned. It was a bit of a hike from the Wyndham Onshore, but doable even for old folks.

2  Thank Wayne R
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