Fort Hamilton Historic District

Rose Island
Newport, Rhode Island

Historic Document

Fort Hamilton Historic District is located in Newport County, Rhode Island certified as a historic location on Monday June 12, 1995. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Defense, Transportation, more specifically a Fortification, Water-Related. Fort Hamilton Historic District was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential and its significance in Architecture, Engineering, Military, Transportation.

Fort Hamilton Historic District Information

Other Name: Rose Island;See Also:Lighthouses of Rhode Island TR
Ownership Type: Private, Local
Type of Resource: District
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1780, 1820, 1869
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: de Tousard, Anne Louis
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Fort Hamilton Historic District Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 170
Number of historically contributing buildings: 2
Number of historically contributing sites: 4
Number of historically contributing structures: 5
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 10
Number of noncontributing sites: 2
Number of noncontributing structures: 9
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Newport Historic Locations Newport County Historic Locations Rhode Island Historic Locations