1 Lincoln Drive, Newport, RI
Eisenhower House at Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI, is a historic home and eye-catching wedding venue inviting couples to celebrate their nuptials. History-loving couples will love the opportunity to exchange vows on the grounds walked by America’s 34th president. You and your party will be impressed by both the house’s stately grandeur and the beauty of the nature that surrounds it. The venue is conveniently located only a short drive from downtown Newport and within a stone’s throw of the state capital Providence. Built in 1873 the Eisenhower House is a characterful manor overlooking the waters of Narragansett Bay and the famous Newport Bridge. A place of retreat for the President and former general, your party will be impressed with its characterful facade. A wooden framed house, typical of the era, it features many hallmarks of the American Queen Anne style. The house’s iconic front is wrapped around by a spacious porch, which invites your guests to sit, relax, and enjoy views of the bay. Painted in a bright and welcoming shade of yellow with a delightful mansard roof, it is an ideal backdrop against which to take wedding photos. You can host both your ceremony and reception on site. Exchange vows on the front step of the house, shaded by the porch. Afterwards, a tent can be erected on the lawn of the house for your party to continue celebrating into the evening. Eisenhower House can host large parties of over 300 guests, ensuring none of your friends and family need miss out on the excitement. The management is happy to assist you throughout the planning process. On the day itself, they can provide access to get-ready spaces as well as smaller indoor event spaces for more intimate gatherings. They can also organize waitstaff for your wedding day meal, allowing you to relax and not worry about its details.