Newport tower by Philip Ainsworth Means

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Published by Holt in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Old Stone Mill (Newport, R.I.)

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 305-332.

Book details

Statement[by] Philip Ainsworth Means.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF89.N5 M73
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 344 p.
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6436098M
LC Control Number42014829
OCLC/WorldCa698308

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The author presents the history of the Newport Tower: who built it and for what purpose. The author takes us on a trip into history through the archaeology, the architecture and the logic that disputes the common theory that the tower was built /5(41).

Over a hundred years later, inarchaeologist Phillip Answorth Means took up Rafn's arguments in his own book, The Newport Tower. Means thought the tower resembled round churches found in Scandinavia and suggested that Arnold simply converted an already-existing structure to a windmill, rather than building the tower from the ground up.

“Jim Egan runs the Newport Tower Museum, is an expert on the Newport Tower and Rhode Island history, and lectures to my classes at Roger Williams University. His knowledge and analysis of the Newport Tower is extremely important for architectural history, Rhode Island history, and American history, because it establishes a previously.

InDanish archaeologist Carl Christian Rafn published a book named Antiquitates Americanæ in which a Viking origin for the tower.

Rafn partly based on his research of the inscriptions on the Dighton Rock near the mouth of the Taunton River. Rafn became convinced it was a Norse structure built by medieval Vikings who regularly crossed the North Atlantic in open boats.

The Towering Tower of Touro Park has informed us that spring has sprung, and the sprouting flowers confirm it. Only on the equinoxes does the sun shine through the Upper West window, through the tower, and through the Northeast window.5/5(8).

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It is said that it was built by early colonists, as a windmill. However, there is little evidence to support that claim, and a wealth of evidence indicating that it is of much older construction, probably precolumbian.

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It is said that it was built by early colonists, as a windmill. However, there is little evidence to support that claim, and a wealth of evidence indicating that it is of much older construction, probably precolumbian/5. The Enigmatic Origins of the Newport Tower The coastal town of Newport, Rhode Island is famously known for its Gilded Age mansions.

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The Newport Tower (also known as: Round Tower, Touro Tower, Newport Stone Tower and Old Stone Mill) is a round stone tower located in Touro Park in Newport, Rhode Island (USA), the remains of a windmill built in the midth century. The tower has received attention due to speculation that it is actually several centuries older and would thus represent evidence of pre-Columbian trans-oceanic.

‎The Newport Tower is a crude, round stone structure in Newport, Rhode Island. It is said that it was built by early colonists, as a windmill. However, there is little evidence to support that claim, and a wealth of evidence indicating that it is of much older construction, probably precolumbian.

The Latin text by Rafn on pp. discusses the alleged runes and so far as I can tell makes no mention of the Newport Tower, much less that it was church. I was not able to find any mention of the Newport Tower in the book at all, though the city of Newport is occasionally mentioned in.

When Rafn published a supplement to his book init included the theory that the Newport Tower was originally a Norse church, built in the 12th century by Erik, Bishop of Gardar. For a long time, the Vikings eclipsed Arnold as the favored builders of the Tower. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Means, Philip Ainsworth, Newport tower.

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