Portsmouth Historical Society

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Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Newport and Portsmouth worked together to erect a monument to the “patriots who fought here in the first skirmish of the Battle of Rhode Island, August 29th, 1778.” The monument is made of Westerly granite and is dressed on one side but left natural on the other side. The dedication ceremony took place on August 29, 1910. 

A stone which commemorates Portsmouth.
A stone honoring those who fought in Portsmouth
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