Discover the life of William G. Hammond, organist, choirmaster, and composer, and his life in Newport and beyond.
Read the story of City Drummer Benjamin Lawton’s Revolutionary War service in his own words!
Learn about the Germania Musical Society, one of the most popular musical groups in 1850s Newport and beyond!
In this post we take a look at some court martials at Fort Adams and then some musician deaths and an attempted murder by a member of an Artillery Band.
Joseph S. Peckham, a Newport resident, and member of the first bands at the Naval Training Station, was also a prolific composer. Explore his works!
Explore the life of Octavia Jeter, born into a musical Newport Family!