NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

October 26, 2013

This Day in History


Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1806, Newburyport’s most famous eccentric “Lord” Timothy Dexter passed away. Unable by law to be buried on his property in his “Temple of Reason” on High Street, he was interred in nearby Old Hill Cemetery.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury