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George Champlin Mason, Sr.

George Champlin Mason, Sr.

(1820-1894) ~ Inducted 2006

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

George Champlin Mason,&nbsp;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.&nbsp;&nbsp;Among his significant architectural designs are Chepstow, the 1860-61 Italianate villa just off Bellevue Avenue, Newpor; Eisenhower House, at 1 Lincoln Drive at&nbsp;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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