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Rhode Island History Online Directory Initiative - Wanton Lyman-Hazard House

Wanton Lyman-Hazard House

Wanton Lyman-Hazard House
  • 17 Broadway
  • Newport
  • RI
  • 02840

Get a close look at one of the best examples of early colonial architecture in New England. Furnished with colonial antiques, this circa 1697 house is an excellent example of vernacular architecture and contains fine colonial decorative arts. It was the site of Newport’s 1765 Stamp Act riot. Guided tours by the Newport Historical Society discuss the lives of the house’s diverse inhabitants as well as recent archaeology and restoration work.

Open to the public by:

By Appointment Only

Offer facility rentals:


Subject areas:

Stephen Mumford, Newport’s Seventh Day Baptist, John G. Wanton, Benjamin Hazard, Stamp Act riots

Offer educational programs: