Old Colony House

Washington Sq.
Newport, Rhode Island

Historic Document

Old Colony House is located in Newport County, Rhode Island certified as a historic location on Saturday October 15, 1966. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Social, Government, more specifically a Government Office. Old Colony House was nominated by as a historic location by State Government, Other based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Politics/Government, Architecture.

Old Colony House Information

Other Name: Old Statehouse
Ownership Type: Local
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1739, 1741
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Munday,Richard
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Old Colony House Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 9
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
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