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Whitehall Museum House

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A Shrine to Philosophy

A fascinating historic early American house museum. But I especially love the fact that the museum... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2014
haverington
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Middletown, Rhode Island
Marvelous Historical Hidden Gem

It seems that on every trip, you come across one outstanding historically significant marvelous... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2014
Evan I
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New York, New York, United States
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Sep 16, 2014
“A Shrine to Philosophy”
Jul 9, 2014
“Marvelous Historical Hidden Gem”
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Whitehall was the home of the eminent early modern philosopher George Berkeley, who hoped to found a college in the colonies, between 1729 and 1731. Whitehall is open to the public July 1 - August 31. Resident scholars who are members of the...more
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311 Berkeley Ave, Middletown, RI 02842-5392
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Reviewed September 16, 2014

A fascinating historic early American house museum. But I especially love the fact that the museum keeps the spirit of philosophical inquiry established by its colonial resident, Bishop Berkeley alive through its program of resident philosophers.

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed July 9, 2014

It seems that on every trip, you come across one outstanding historically significant marvelous hidden gem, and Whitehall Museum House was that for me. We enjoy our free time by visiting and learning about historical residences and those people who had left their mark on...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed November 20, 2011

I enjoy photographing historical buildings and this was very convenient, as well as having the connection with the English philosopher Bishop Berkeley. The museum inside was closed for the season but a lady connected with the site happened to be stopping by and was kind...More

Date of experience: October 2011
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