An excerpt from a new book describes the genesis of the Preservation Society of Newport County
Curious Objects: The House that Vanderbilt—Gilded Age Mansions of Newport, RI
A virtual tour of the suite of Gilded Age mansions built for the Vanderbilts, Oelrichs, Astors, and Berwinds in Newport, Rhode Island, by the likes of Richard Morris Hunt and Stanford White.
Loving the Gilded Age and learning how to look
from The Magazine ANTIQUES, January/February 2013 | John R. Tschirch is accustomed to being recognized. As Director of Museum Affairs for the Preservation Society of Newport County, he is in and out of the organization’s eleven historic houses so frequently that the volunteers and staff who usher nearly eight hundred thousand visitors through the mansions each year straighten when they see him …
Ralph Emerson Carpenter Jr., 1909-2009
Remembering Ralph Emerson Carpenter Jr.