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September 8, 2017

New Breakers tour shows the guts and glory of famous R.I. mansion

By MICHELLE R. SMITH
Associated Press

The Preservation Society of Newport County, which owns The Breakers and several other mansions in Newport, developed the tour based on journals kept by a resident house engineer, as well as other documents.

NEWPORT, R.I. — Visitors to the spectacular Gilded Age mansion The Breakers now have the chance to explore its depths with a new tour that shows off the domestic technology that helped make the 70-room building state of the art when it was completed in 1895.


 
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