Chetwode, an estate on the west corner of Bellevue and Ruggles Avenue, was completed in 1903 for the William Storrs Wells family and acquired in 1934 by John Jacob Astor III and his bride Ellen Tuck French. The young Astor family then reinvigorated what was once one of Newport’s grandest homes.
This is the first lecture in the three-part series "Newport Summers During the Interwar Years." Click Here for more information on the series.
A wine and cheese reception will be held before each lecture at 5:30 pm. Tickets are $25 per lecture or $60 for the series. Click Here to purchase tickets, or call 401.847.0295, ext. 115, for more information.
This lecture series is generously sponsored by Marianne Wolfensberger-Jarzombek.