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Description
During the almost 3 years of British occupation of Newport in the Revolutionary War, Middletown accommodated British Green End Fort and served as the eastern terminus of the British Newport defense lines. A plaque describing the fort's history is all that remains of the site on Vernon Avenue.
Purgatory Chasm, a narrow cleft between the rock ledges of Easton Point off Purgatory Road, has a scenic overlook. Bird’s Eye View Helicopters , 211 Airport Access Rd., provides aerial tours of the Newport mansions, area lighthouses and scenic coastline; for reservations phone (401) 843-8687.
Things to See
Norman Bird Sanctuary
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Current Location: Middletown, Rhode Island
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Hampton Inn & Suites-Newport/Middletown
317 W Main Rd. Middletown, RI 02842
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Courtyard by Marriott-Newport/Middletown
9 Commerce Dr. Middletown, RI 02842
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Howard Johnson Inn-Newport
351 W Main Rd. Middletown, RI 02842
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The Carriage House Inn, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
93 Miantonomi Ave. Middletown, RI 02842
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