Plan of First System Fort Adams
Major Robert Anderson, photo by Mathew Brady
Plan of Third System Fort Adams
An 1818 painting of Newport reportedly painted by a Hessian artist
Robert Anderson's telegram announcing the surrender of Fort Sumter
Aerial view of Fort Adams
A memorial in Newport's Touro Park commemorates the centennial of the founding of the League of American Wheelmen
Major Robert Anderson is honored with his likeness inscribed in a monument atop Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor.
2016 view of the west front of Fort Adams. Note the Endicott-era fire control station.
The Kennedys were married at St. Mary's Church
Gravesite at the West Point Cemetery
A section of historic Fort Adams in a neglected state (1968)
Founders Hall at the Naval War College
Anderson with his wife, Eliza Bayard Anderson, and son, Robert Jr.
Another section, 1968
Shoreline of the Easton Bay looking south from the cliff side at east end of Narragansett Avenue
Entrance, 1968
President John. F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis watch the 1962 America's Cup races off Newport
The grounds of the 2010 Newport Jazz Festival at Fort Adams State Park
The rock band My Morning Jacket performing at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival
Shopping on Thames Street
Colonial buildings in the Newport Historic District
Oliver Perry Monument in Eisenhower Park
Touro Synagogue, the oldest existing synagogue in the United States
The Breakers (1895)
Fort Adams in 2008
The Elms (1901)
Postcard view
President Chester A. Arthur vacationed in Newport in 1884
Newport Public Library
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Marble House, owned and operated by the Preservation Society
Save The Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium

Fort Adams is a former United States Army post in Newport, Rhode Island that was established on July 4, 1799 as a First System coastal fortification, named for President John Adams who was in office at the time.

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From August to October 1863, Fort Adams was commanded by Brigadier General Robert Anderson, who had commanded Fort Sumter when it was attacked by Confederate forces in April 1861.

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Anderson's last military assignment was a brief period as commanding officer of Fort Adams in Newport, Rhode Island, in August 1863.

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Fort Adams which houses the Museum of Yachting and hosts both the Newport Folk Festival and the Newport Jazz Festival, dates back to the War of 1812.

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