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December 13, 2013

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On this day in 1802, road improvements were made from the foot of North Street (now Oakland) to the foot of Poore’s Lane (now Woodland Street). A wider and more convenient road, from the foot of Poore’s Lane to the foot of Pilsbury’s Lane (now Ashland Street), was extended to the Essex-Merrimack bridge.

— Information provided by the Historical Society ofOld Newbury

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