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Best Off-the-beaten-mansion Visit

Rough Point

Anyone can take out-of-town guests to the Breakers or the Marble House. The nine elegant mansions available for tours by the Newport Preservation Soci¬ety are all well and good, in a robber-baron-history, how-can-you-call-this-a-cottage? sort of way. But Newport’s other mansions and historic homes maintained by the Newport Restoration Foundation aren’t exactly fishing shacks. Foremost is ROUGH POINT, owned by the late tobacco heiress Doris Duke, with its extensive collection of objects d’art and Audubon prints. The Whitehorne House, opening in May, houses her collection of historic furniture crafted by Newport artisans. The organization has also saved more than 80 other structures in and around the city, such as the Point and the Hill sections, which you can learn about on guided 90-minute walking tours that will resume in June. | 51 Touro Street, Newport | 401.849.7300 | newportrestoration.com
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