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Mansions and Prominent Landmarks of Newport, New Hampshire. Newport, NH: Newport Historical Society, 2006. 51 pp. Paper
This book describes in some detail twenty-four selected sites in the town of Newport, New Hampshire. Included are:
Original Sullivan County Courthouse, Edmund Burke Homestead, Newport House, Edes Mansion, Town Hall/Opera House/Courthouse, Frederick W. Lewis Mansion, Cheney Block, Austin Corbin Estate, Richards Block, Original Fairbanks Farmhouse, Dexter Richards House, The Gables, Soldiers Monument, Lafayette House, Newport Home for Aged Women, The Chateau, Arthur C. Bradley Mansion, The Knolls, Seth Mason Richards Mansion, The Pollard Home, The Gunnison House and County Jail, Wheeler Block, Edmund Wheeler House, Brown Place at Pike Hill.
  Streets, Roadways and Byways of Newport, New Hampshire. Newport, NH: Newport Historical Society, 2009. 58 pp. Paper
Through postcards and photographs, this book brings you on an historic tour of Newport’s streets and villages. Included are: 
Main Street, The Common, Park Street, Crescent Street, North Main Street, Belknap Avenue, Union Court (Myrtle Street today), Green Road, Oak Street, Route 10 North, Elm Street, South Main Street, Church Street, Laurel Street, Maple Street, Cross Street, Sunapee Street, Summer Street, Summit Road, Winter Street, Cheney Street, Grove Street, Claremont Road, Kelleyville, Chandlers Mills, North Newport, Guild, Railroad Square.
Wheeler, Edmund. The History of Newport, New Hampshire from 1766 to 1878, with a Genealogical Register. Concord, NH: The Republican Press, 1878. 600pp.    Paper, spiral
This reprint of the original history of Newport contains many facts about Newport, including anecdotes. The genealogical register in the back of the book covers the earliest settlers and prominent families.

 O'Grady, Patrick. Replicate: the Rebuilding of the Corbin Covered Bridge. 1998. Paper.



The Covered Bridges of Sullivan County and Surrounding Area. Newport, NH: Newport Historical Society, nd. 45 pp.     Paper

This pamphlet lists information about the covered bridges in the towns surrounding Newport. It also provides information about covered bridge construction and detailed information about the individual bridges. Towns included are: Newport, Alstead, Drewsville, Cornish/Windsor, Meriden, Lyme, Lebanon, Sutton, Bradford, Warner, Henniker, Hopkinton, Andover, and Franklin.


Guard, Samuel R. & Lloyd Graham. Francis Parnell Murphy, Governor of New Hampshire: Biography of an American. New York: The Roycroft Shops, 1940. Illustrations. 144 pp.     Hardcover

This biography of New Hampshire's sixty-fourth governor was written during his tenure (1937-1941.) It covers the period of his early life and years in Newport as well as his political life as a New Hampshire statesman.


Spanning Generations: the Homecoming of the Corbin Covered Bridge. Newport, NH: Newport Historical Society, 1994. 40 pp.  Paper

This pamphlet documents the celebration held at the replacement of the Corbin covered bridge, built ca 1835 and burned in 1993. Also included is a history of the Corbin family and early Newport history.


 The Corbin Bridge: Spanning Generations. Video.

The story of the replacement of the Corbin Covered Bridge.


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