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The Aldrich Mansion is a late 19th century property owned by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence since 1939. It is located by the scenic Narragansett Bay in Warwick, Rhode Island, south of Providence, Rhode Island.
It was originally owned by Senator Nelson Aldrich. Its construction began in 1896 and was completed some 16 years later. In 1901 Abby Aldrich married John D. Rockefeller, Jr. at the mansion. In 1939, the Senator’s heirs transferred the Aldrich Mansion to the Providence Diocese for a token sum. Our Lady of Providence Seminary relocated to the Aldrich Mansion in 1946.
The estate is currently set on 85 acres (34 ha) (or 75 depending on the source). It consists of the French inspired mansion itself, a coach house, a caretaker's cottage and boathouse.
Used by the Church, it is today also rented out for special events such as weddings.
It is estimated that the Estate is worth around US $10 million.
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