Fort Adams

W of Newport at Fort Adams Rd. and Harrison Ave.
Newport, Rhode Island

Historic Document

Fort Adams is located in Newport County, Rhode Island certified as a historic location on Tuesday July 28, 1970. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Defense, more specifically a Naval Facility, Military Facility, Fortification. Fort Adams was nominated by as a historic location by Other based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Military, Engineering, Architecture.

Fort Adams Information

Other Name: Fort Adams Historic District
Ownership Type: State, Federal
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1824
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: Department Of The Navy

Fort Adams Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 800
Number of historically contributing buildings: 12
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 9
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Newport Historic Locations Newport County Historic Locations Rhode Island Historic Locations