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February 13, 2014

This Day in History

On this day in 1815, at 2 o’clock, news reached Newburyport that a peace treaty had been signed by the United States and Great Britain, ending the War of 1812. The war was economically devastating to a great number of Newburyport merchants.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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