Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 3:00 PM EST
Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 5:00 PM EST

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Edward King House

35 King Street
Newport, RI 02840

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Edward King House Senior Center
Edward King House

Newport's First Architect

Peter Harrison was a British Tory who came to Rhode Island before the Revolution and became the first professionally trained architect in America. This lecture on Harrison explores his life and his influence on 18th century architecture in the Americas.  We will look at his works such as the Redwood  Library, the Brick Market and Touro Synagogue.

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