Rhode Island Is Home To The Oldest Tavern In the Country And You’ll Want To Visit
Rhode Island is filled with fantastic historical attractions and this couldn’t be any more true than in the beautiful city of Newport. Found on Aquidneck Island, this gorgeous island town offers Gilded Age mansions, colonial homes, the original Rhode Island state house, and even the nation’s oldest tavern in continuous operation. Let’s face it, few historical attractions are as satisfying as those that combine great food and even greater drinks. Read on to learn more about the oldest tavern in the country.
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Jeana is a freelance writer, musician, and student. She is in the Providence based acoustic duo Tammy & Jeana, and the folk act known as Great Gale. Jeana commutes to Northeastern University in Boston where she is pursuing an M.S. in Organizational Communication. As a long time Rhode Islander who was born in Warwick, she loves promoting the state's wonders.
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