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A striking sight.

This mill is set in a small but attractive park at the top of the hill above the harbor area in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jack M
Mysterious Keeper of Time

Thought to be both a horologium - a time keeping structure - and the oldest standing structure in... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
JDBonthemove
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West Hollywood, California
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Touro Park, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This mill is set in a small but attractive park at the top of the hill above the harbor area in downtown Newport. This is one of several historic sites in Newport that have nothing to do with the mansions but are very interesting in...More

Thank Jack M
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Thought to be both a horologium - a time keeping structure - and the oldest standing structure in Rhode Island, this tower is a unique and mysterious find in Touro Park. Unfortunately, its true origin is not definitively known; and, there are no information plaques...More

1  Thank JDBonthemove
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Some think this is a folly but it’s highly significant. In the middle of a beautiful well maintained green.

Thank Carnalbanagh
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Worth seeing and learning about it's history.Worth a visit. There is so much to see in Newport., but it is nice to include the past history.

Thank George G
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

The Old Stone Mill is an interesting structure. Residents are not quite sure exactly what was the purpose of the "mill." One may see the mill when strolling through the park.

Thank Cac1234
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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