, Newburyport, MA

January 26, 2013

This day in history

Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1821, according to the journal of William G. White, the Merrimack River was frozen such that “you may travel with safely from Haverhill and above, down to the lighthouse (on Plum Island) and so over to Black Rocks.”

Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury