George Champlin Mason Sr.

Inducted: 2006
Born: 1820
Died: 1894

Mason, George C. (George Champlin), 1820-1894

George Champlin Mason, Sr. was a noted Newport architect, real estate developer, editor of the Newport Mercury, prolific historian of Newport, and a founder of the Newport Historical Society. Among his significant architectural designs are Chepstow, the 1860-61 Italianate villa just off Bellevue Avenue, Newpor; Eisenhower House, at 1 Lincoln Drive at Ford Adams State Park, used during the former president’s administration as his summer residence.and Chamlin’s own Newport residence, Sunnyside

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