Munday, Richard

Munday, Richard

(c. 1685–1739) builder/architect. His biographical details are sketchy. He helped transform Newport, R.I., into an elegant, modern town in the 1720s and 1730s with buildings influenced by Christopher Wren—Trinity Church (1725–26) and Old Colony House (1739).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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PROUD: Hannah with Ray Munday, Richard Turner and her sign.