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February 4, 2014

This Day in History

On this day in 1764, the governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay approved an act for “erecting” part of the town of Newbury into a new town by the name of Newburyport, legally separating the two entities.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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