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Last modified: 2/12/06

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Rhode Island Vacation Fun Facts

America's Only Three-Tiered, Center Aisle Wine Glass Pulpit

Founded in 1698, Trinity Church in Newport, Rhode Island, features only three-tiered, center aisle wine glass pulpit in America.

Address: Trinity Church, Queen Anne Square, Spring and Church Streets, Newport, Rhode Island 02840; 401-846-0660; Fax: 402-846-8440.

America's Cup Hall of Fame

This hall of fame features people who exemplify the best in both the design and tactical aspects of racing for the America's Cup.

The 2006 inductees were Ben Lexcen, designer of the most effective winged keels, and Stephen Van Dyck, who crewed in many Cup races between 1958 and 1987.

Address: America's Cup Hall of Fame,
Herreshoff Marine Museum, One Burnside Street, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809; 402-253-5000; Fax: 402-253-6222. Web:


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