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Bay Voyage Hotel

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1860, George Champlin Mason, Sr. ;1889–1890, moved and altered. 150 Conanicus Ave.
  • Bay Voyage Hotel

The foursquare entry block of this hotel was designed by Newporter George Champlin Mason as a residence in Middletown. It was moved across the bay (on two barges) and altered with a thirty-room annex to the north. While Mason's characteristic roofline is still apparent, much below it has been changed with enclosed porch work and window alterations. It is notable mainly as a surviving example of the large-scale wood-frame hotels once popular on Jamestown, as well as for its eponymous trip across the bay.

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William H. Jordy et al.
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William H. Jordy et al., "Bay Voyage Hotel", [Jamestown, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/RI-01-JA50.

Print Source

Buildings of Rhode Island, William H. Jordy, with Ronald J. Onorato and William McKenzie Woodward. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, 604-604.

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