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December 28, 2012

This Day in History

On this day in 1907, The Daily News reported that the Currier Brothers were starting up a new plant on Colman’s Wharf to build motorboats. (At the time, very few motorboats had mufflers.)

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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