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May 4, 2013

Preservation Week calendar of events



Powder House Park and Learning Center

1 - 3 p.m.

Godfrey’s Hill, 57 Low Street, Newburyport

Admission: Free


“Colonial Ladies, Housewives and Slaves”

1:30 pm.. – 3 p.m.

166 High Street, Newburyport

Join a narrative history of Colonial women buried in the cemetery surrounding St. Paul’s Church. The tour gathers at the front doors of the church.

Admission: Free


“Old South Church History Tour”

3 pm – 4 pm

29 Federal St., Newburyport

Enjoy a guided tour of the Old South Church and learn about the Great Awakening, which helped lay the foundation for America’s desire for liberty.

Admission: Free

2013 Preservation Awards

4:30 pm – 5 pm

Custom House Maritime Museum, 25 Water Street, Newburyport

Beginning in 2007, the Newburyport Preservation Trust has celebrated preservation efforts throughout our city by awarding individuals and organizations annuals for their contributions toward historic preservation. Our goal is to support, promote, celebrate and showcase preservation and raise awareness of the value and unique historic character of our community. Come and celebrate wonderful examples of preservation throughout Newburyport and see who earns well deserved recognition this year for preservation efforts.

Admission: Free


“The Passionate Preservationist”

5 pm. Reception follows.

Custom House Maritime Museum, 25 Water St., Newburyport

Admission: Free

Go to or find Newburyport Preservation Trust on Facebook for more details on these events and to join the Trust and support preservation. The Trust collaborates with two fine partners in putting on Preservation Week; Historic New England and the Custom House Maritime Museum. The Institution for Savings graciously funded the outstanding “The Herbalist’s Garden” lecture on Mother’s Day.

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