NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

February 4, 2014

This Day in History


Newburyport Daily News

---- — 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