, Newburyport, MA

Local News

May 2, 2013

This Day in History

On this day in 1858, The Newburyport Herald reported that Elder Pike baptized 21 and Rev. Hooper of the Green Street Baptist Church baptized 15 at the foot of Kent Street in the Merrimack River. Elder John Pearson of the Advent Church baptized 12 at the bottom of Fair Street also in the Merrimack. Rev. Spaulding of the Pleasant Street Church “sprinkled” 30 or 40.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

Text Only | Photo Reprints

Port Pics
AP Video
Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp
Special Features