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Portsmouth’s Fort Butts eyed for museum

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Kathy Abbass, director of the The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project, leads a tour Saturday of Fort Butts, where the group hopes to build a museum and research facility.

PORTSMOUTH — These days Fort Butts may be better known as the spot where high school students go to settle their differences, but a nonprofit marine archaeology group says there may be gold in that hill. A strategic encampment during the Battle of Rhode Island in the Revolutionary War, Fort Butts is being proposed by The […]

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