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A historic story that has survived time. Coming here is a step back into time! Libraries were not always free and were once the oasis of the educated and wealthy. This library was founded in 1747, before the American Revolution. It's the oldest library still...更多
Yes, there may be older libraries in Philadelphia and elsewhere, but this is the oldest lending library in continuous use in all of America. Pretty cool. Not only that, but it has also retained its architectural integrity over the years. Early preservationists saved the oldest...更多
A friend works here so we finally paid a visit here yesterday. People may walk by without paying much attention to the "mansion" but, when history of it unveils all we'd do was to awe, and to admire. That said the style of the edifice...更多
We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Redwood Library & Athenaeum! Yes, Thomas Jefferson visited George Washington...更多
In an amazing Palladian brownstone building, this library has a small but interesting collection of books and artwork. The building itself is really pretty, a nice place to hang out and relax while broadening your understanding of this fascinating city.
What a great place to discover! If in Newport check out this little known treasure. Beautiful building and history. Take a look if you are in town.