Salisbury, Massachusetts, USA (Salisbury Beach) - 1845 - 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 town in the State, and lies on the north bank of the Merrimack, over which is an excellent bridge connecting it with Newburyport.
Its chief manufactures are shoes, and cotton and woollen goods. Ship building is also attended to, and the Frigate Alliance was built here during the war of Independence.
Distance from Salem, 24 miles ; from Boston, 35.
An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845
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