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March 27, 2013

This day in history

On this day in 1857: Newburyport’s prolific shipcarver, Joseph Wilson, passed away. Wilson is best remembered for carving many of the statues and images that stood in front of the Lord Timothy Dexter mansion at 201 High St.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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