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Newport Tower: Unsettled History

Newport Tower: Unsettled History

This is a free textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle.  Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets.  Download the app for your device and start reading for free. ‘This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers.’ 'The purpose of these pages, is to present the evidence and logic for why the Newport Tower cannot possibly have been built from the ground, as a colonial windmill in 1675. The claim that Benedict Arnold (grandfather of the revolutionary period traitor), who was the new head of the fledgling pioneer community of Newport, built the tower as a windmill has been under dispute for over 200 years. The adherents to this theory are known as the... Show More


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