Founded in 1747, it is the oldest community library still occupying its original building in the United States. A male entity has been sighted by staff wandering around the library during the evening, and people report that the eyes in the paintings on the walls follow them as they move around the room.
(Submitted by Callum Swift)
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- 50 Bellevue Ave
Newport, RI 02840
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- 41.486535, -71.30830400000002
- Newport County, Rhode Island
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- Newport, RI (0.3 mi.)
Newport East, RI (2.3 mi.)
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Middletown, RI (4.2 mi.)
Melville, RI (7.1 mi.)
Narragansett Pier, RI (8.5 mi.)
Portsmouth, RI (8.5 mi.)
North Kingstown, RI (9.3 mi.)
Wakefield-Peacedale, RI (10.3 mi.)
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