The massive fortress standing guard at the entrance to Narragansett Bay is not the only fortification at Fort Adams State Park. From pre-revolutionary earthen cannon emplacements through the WWII command center, learn more about the History of the Fortress once called “The Rock on Which the Storm Shall Beat”.
There is more to the story of Fort Adams then could ever be expressed in words alone. The technology of war has changed over the years. Exploring our Historic Photo Gallery shows the ways that the daily life in the Fort home was not so different from your own.
Explore this Fortress for yourself. This one-of-a-kind marvel of military engineering is open for Private Guided tours throughout the year.
Fort Adams Trust
90 Fort Adams Drive
Fort Adams State Park
Newport, RI 02840
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