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Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA

"Salisbury, or Salisbury Point, a post-village of Essex co., Mass., in Salisbury township, near the N. of the Merrimac River, adjacent to the village of Amesbury Ferry, on a branch of the Eastern Railroad, about 11 miles N.E. of Haverhill, and 24 miles N. of Salem. It contains a newspaper office, several churches, a national bank, a savings-bank, a high school, and several manufactories of carriages. A chain suspension-bridge over the river connects Salisbury with Newburyport. Salisbury township is bounded on the E. by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the S. by the Merrimac River. It has 6 churches, also manufactures of woollen goods and hats, 8 boat-yards, and 10 carriage-factories. It was first settled about 1636. Pup. of township, 4078.

Salisbury Beach, a village and summer resort of Essex co., Mass., in Salisbury township, on the Atlantic Ocean, 4 miles N.E. of Newburyport. It has 2 large hotels and several boarding-houses."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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The remains of the Jennie M. Carter, Salisbury Beach

Three-mast schooner carrying paving stones, washed up on the beach with "not a soul on board" in 1894.

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U.S. Coast Guard Station, Salisbury Beach, Mass.

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"Ye olden times" Salisbury Beach, Mass.

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The Whip, Surf Theatre and Seaview Pavilion. Salisbury Beach, Mass.

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The Center. Salisbury Beach, Mass.

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The Center at Salisbury Beach, 1905

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Hotel Cushing and Pavilion, Salisbury Beach, 1905

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1909 advertisement
Carr's Ice Cream

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909


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Montgomery Dance Hall
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Cushing School

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Round Dance Hall, Salisbury Beach, 1910

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Going Up, on the Giant Thriller, roller coaster, Salisbury Beach

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The Center, Salisbury Beach, 1920

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The New Associate's Building

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Ocean Echo from Beach, Salisbury Beach

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New Theatre, Salisbury Beach


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Post Office Building, Willey's Candy Shop, Salisbury Beach

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Henry's Tourist Court and Motel

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George's Deluxe Cabins

History and News of Salisbury, Massachusetts, USA

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  • 12. SALISBURY. [Pop. 2,739. Inc. 1639.]
    This town, which once included Amesbury, was named from Salisbury in England, whence the first minister came.

    It is the most northeasterly ... Read MORE...

  • 1866 - In 1866, Beach Road was constructed across Great Marsh, providing access to the town's five miles of pristine beach.
    It developed into a thriving summer resort, lined with hotels, restaurants, shops, cottages, arcades and amusement parks. Wikipedia
  • Salisbury Massachusetts, 1890
    Salisbury forms the northeastern extremity of Essex County and of the State. It is bounded on the east by the ocean, on the south by Newburyport, on... Read MORE...

  • News  1896 - FIVE MEN IN THE RIGGING.
    DARKNESS SHUT IN ON THE WRECK OF THE SCHOONER FLORIDA.
    LIFE CREW WALKED TWELVE MILES IN THE STORM, BUT FAILED TO EFFECT A RESCUE - TWO BODIES CAME... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Salisbury, a post-village of Essex co., Mass., in Salisbury township (town), near the N. bank of the Merrimac River and on the Boston and Maine R.,... Read MORE...

  • (Salisbury Beach) A carousel called The Flying Horses, hand carved by Charles I. D. Looff, was installed in 1914.
    John Miller built The Sky Rocket, the beach's first roller coaster. A Dodgem ride, originally built by Max and Harold Stoeher of Methuen, operated at ... Read MORE...

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