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The abolitionist movement reached a peak with the activities of William Lloyd Garrison, who was born in Newburyport and raised in its anti-slavery climate. His statue stands in Brown Square, which was the scene of abolitionist meetings. kids.kiddle.co

Newburyport includes: Worcester Heights, Artichoke, Belleville, Daltonville, Flat Iron Point, Guinea, Joppa, Moultonville, Plum Island, and Three Roads.
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  • 1635 - Newburyport is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1764 - Newburyport is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - NEWBURYPORT. [Pop, 7,161. Inc. 1764.]
    This town was the port of Newbury until it was separated by the
    act of incorporation.

    It is compactly built, and is remarkable for containing...Read MORE...


  • 1851 - Newburyport is incorporated as a city

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1854 - Newburyport
    Newburyport, a city, port of entry, and one of the capitals of Essex county, Massachusetts, 34 miles N. by E. from Boston, is situated on the right...Read MORE...


  • News 1857 - Rescue of the Missing Newburyport Pilot.
    The Newburyport Herald of the 25th inst. has the following account of the arrival home of the missing and mourned pilot:-

    The day of miracles is...Read MORE...


  • News 1868 - The man who now pays the largest income tax in Newburyport, Mass., began life by working in the Newburyport Herald office for two dollars and a half a week.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    May 30, 1868

  • News 1869 - The recent earthquake at the East was very severe at Newburyport, Mass.,
    shaking the doors and windows and many movable things in the houses. The people generally were awakened by the commotion. An old brick mansion, built ...Read MORE...


  • News 1871 - A Newburyport, Mass., dispatch states that Leonard Choate, known as the Newburyport "Fire-bug" has been sentenced to state prison for life, for committing numerous incendiary acts in that city and vicinity.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    February 18, 1871

  • News 1888 - On the 19th Mrs. Elizabeth Worth White, of Newburyport, Mass., celebrated her one hundredth birthday.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    November 24, 1888

  • News 1888 - Three earthquake shocks occurred on the morning of the 23d at Newburyport, Mass., and houses four miles from town were violently shaken.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 28, 1888

  • 1890 Newburyport Massachusetts
    NEWBURYPORT, anciently the port of Newbury, and now a port of entry, a city, and a seat of justice for Essex County, is delightfully situated on the...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Newburyport
    Newburyport, naber-e-port', a city, port of entry, and one of the capitals of Essex co., Mass., is finely situated £n the S. bank of the Merrimac, 3...Read MORE...


  • Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
    Plum Island Hotel
    Postcard
  • Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
    State Street from Charter Street
    Postcard
  • News 1903 - Injured in Ball Game
    Andrew Pettingill 17 years old, and a member of the senior class of the Newburyport High school, was seriously injured in a ball game at the local...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Newburyport, a city, port of entry, and one of the captials of Essex co., Mass., is finely situated on the S. bank of the Merrimac River, 3 miles...Read MORE...


  • Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
    1909 advertisement

    Follow the Leader and Get the Facts
    A Daily Newspaper with News in it
    The Newburyport Leader
    39 Inn Street
    Newburyport, Mass.

    Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909
    Advertisement
  • Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
    Lord Timothy Dexter Mansion, Newburyport, Mass.
    Postcard


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Plum Island Hotel
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State Street from Charter Street
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1909 advertisement

Follow the Leader and Get the Facts
A Daily Newspaper with News in it
The Newburyport Leader
39 Inn Street
Newburyport, Mass.

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

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Lord Timothy Dexter Mansion, Newburyport, Mass.
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  • 1635 - Newburyport is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1764 - Newburyport is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - NEWBURYPORT. [Pop, 7,161. Inc. 1764.]
    This town was the port of Newbury until it was separated by the
    act of incorporation.

    It is compactly built, and is remarkable for containing... Read MORE...

  • 1851 - Newburyport is incorporated as a city

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1854 - Newburyport
    Newburyport, a city, port of entry, and one of the capitals of Essex county, Massachusetts, 34 miles N. by E. from Boston, is situated on the right... Read MORE...

  • News  1857 - Rescue of the Missing Newburyport Pilot.
    The Newburyport Herald of the 25th inst. has the following account of the arrival home of the missing and mourned pilot:-

    The day of miracles is... Read MORE...

  • News  1868 - The man who now pays the largest income tax in Newburyport, Mass., began life by working in the Newburyport Herald office for two dollars and a half a week.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    May 30, 1868
  • News  1869 - The recent earthquake at the East was very severe at Newburyport, Mass.,
    shaking the doors and windows and many movable things in the houses. The people generally were awakened by the commotion. An old brick mansion, built ... Read MORE...

  • News  1871 - A Newburyport, Mass., dispatch states that Leonard Choate, known as the Newburyport "Fire-bug" has been sentenced to state prison for life, for committing numerous incendiary acts in that city and vicinity.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    February 18, 1871
  • News  1888 - Three earthquake shocks occurred on the morning of the 23d at Newburyport, Mass., and houses four miles from town were violently shaken.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 28, 1888
  • News  1888 - On the 19th Mrs. Elizabeth Worth White, of Newburyport, Mass., celebrated her one hundredth birthday.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    November 24, 1888
  • 1890 Newburyport Massachusetts
    NEWBURYPORT, anciently the port of Newbury, and now a port of entry, a city, and a seat of justice for Essex County, is delightfully situated on the... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Newburyport
    Newburyport, naber-e-port', a city, port of entry, and one of the capitals of Essex co., Mass., is finely situated £n the S. bank of the Merrimac, 3... Read MORE...

  • News  1903 - Injured in Ball Game
    Andrew Pettingill 17 years old, and a member of the senior class of the Newburyport High school, was seriously injured in a ball game at the local... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Newburyport, a city, port of entry, and one of the captials of Essex co., Mass., is finely situated on the S. bank of the Merrimac River, 3 miles... Read MORE...

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