Directions to Captain Simeon Potter House
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From Points South (CT, NY, NJ)
Follow Route 95 North to exit 3A in Rhode Island. At the end of the exit ramp bear right onto Route 138 East. Follow this road to the intersection with Route 1 North/South (a couple of miles after passing the University of Rhode Island.) At this traffic light, take a left onto Route 1 North and look for the Rt 138 Jamestown/Newport Bridges exit on the right. The Jamestown Bridge leads to the Newport Bridge. Take the first exit off the Newport Bridge (Scenic Newport) and take a right at the end of the exit ramp onto Farewell St. At the second traffic light, take a right onto America's Cup Avenue. At first light, turn right on Gladys Bolhouse Rd. Follow to the stop sign; 37 Marsh St. is at the corner of Washington St. From Points North and Boston
Take Interstate 93 South out of Boston to Route 24 South. Around Fall River, MA follow Route 24 South (Fall River / Newport signs) to Route 114 South. This four-lane road is called West Main Road through the towns of Portsmouth and Middletown, and once in Newport becomes a two-lane road called Broadway. Once on Broadway, the Newport Hospital is on the left, followed by the Police station on the right. At Newport City Hall, the next landmark on the left, take a right onto Marlborough Street (follow the sign for the Visitor's Center) and continue to the traffic light. At this light, the Visitor's Center is in front of you - take a right on America's Cup Avenue and at the first traffic light, turn left on Gladys Bolhouse Rd (Goat Island Connector) to the first stop sign. The Captain Simeon Potter House is directly on your right, on 37 Marsh St, on the corner of Washington St.
From Northern RI and New England
Take Route 95 South. At the split of 95 Southand Route 4 stay in the left lanes lead toward Route 4 South (North Kingstown, East Greenwich) at exit 9. Route 4 South merges into Route 1 South after the second traffic light. From Route 1 South, take the exit for the Jamestown/Newport Bridges which leads to Route 138 East. The Jamestown Bridge leads to the Newport Bridge. Take the first exit off the Newport Bridge (Scenic Newport) and take a right at the end of the exit ramp onto Farewell Street. At the second traffic light, take a right onto America's Cup Avenue. Follow to the first traffic light. Take a right. Follow to the Stop Sign; Simeon Potter House is directly on your right, 37 Marsh St. at the corner of Washington St.