Attend open house programs by the ocean at beautiful Salve Regina University, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in Newport. ... More
Salve Regina University
Attend open house programs by the ocean at beautiful Salve Regina University, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in Newport. Interviews are not required, but it is suggested that prospective students first visit the campus and chat with an academic adviser. Or perhaps you simply want to enjoy the beauty of the buildings, including examples designed by Gilded Age architects Richard Morris Hunt and Seth Bradford. The buildings and 60 landscaped historic acres were once part of Newport estates.
This small campus is the site of numerous historic mansions and homes in Newport. Although the interiors are not open for viewing, it is well worth the time to drive through the campus and enjoy the exteriors. We toured the campus on a Saturday morning in early October and found that it was very easy to park near each of the homes - - and that the properties were nearly deserted at that time.
Do visit the university’s website for detailed information about the properties, as well as a detailed map of the campus locating each of the historic properties. From the main page of their website, click on “About” then click on “Virtual Tour”.
Here is a brief description of the properties on Salve Regina’s campus worth a stop to see:
Carey Mansion (Seaview Terrace)
Famed as the location for the exterior shots of the TV show
Watts Sherman House
Prime example of the English Queen Anne “shingle-style” architecture built for the daughter of the Chateau-sur-Mer family
Originally the carriage house and stables for Chateau-sur-Mer
Replica of a 1570 English manor house
First of the grand mansions designed by Richard Morris Hunt, the architect responsible for Marble House and The Breakers
Vinland (McAuley Hall)
A rambling red stone estate designed by the architects of Rough Point, this property was purchased by the sister of the Vanderbilt who built The Breakers next door
If you take the Cliff Walk, you will get a great view of Ochre Court and Vinland.
I like that place very much.when I come to Canada I will study only in this University Not just because I like the place .It is becasue my brothers live in Ragina and they say the Regina is a wonderful place to live.
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