Between the Wars

Between the Wars (HMWI5)

Location: Newport, RI 02840 Newport County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 28.689', W 71° 20.323'

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"Fort Adams . . . often was dubbed the country club of the army, especially by those officers and enlisted men who were assigned to it after duty in foreign areas. And its peacetime background was dotted with stories of high society and Army brass entertaining."
? ? ? - Harold Wade, Boston Globe, September 3, 1956


The Soldiers lived a fairly easy and complacent life while the officers could look forward to having their official duties accomplished by noon time.

During the 1930s, Fort Adams even boasted a hostess, Mrs. Crawford "Maudie" Allen, who arranged social events such as movie nights, weekly dances for the enlisted men, and holiday parties.

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? ? ? Play

9 Hole Golf Course
Baseball Diamond
Bowling Alley
Athletic Competitions
Pistol Range
Theater & Movie Night
Library
Chapel
Hospital
Post Exchange Store
Enlisted Club
Dances
Band Concerts
Holiday Parties
Parades & Ceremonies

? ? ? Work
13th Infantry Regiment ? 1929-1940
Citizen's Military Training Camp ? (CMTC)
New Plumbing, Heating & Electrical
Buried Telephone Lines
New Plantings Including Trees
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HM NumberHMWI5
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Placed ByFort Adams State Park
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 9:54am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 304731 N 4594478
Decimal Degrees41.47815000, -71.33871667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 28.689', W 71° 20.323'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 28' 41.34" N, 71° 20' 19.38" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)401
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1104-1100 Fort Adams State Park, Newport RI 02840, US
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