, Newburyport, MA

January 30, 2013

This Day in History

Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1913, The Daily News reported that the businessmen of Newburyport were planning for a “Great White Way” on State and Pleasant streets. The plan included lining the streets with lights to help promote shopping after dusk.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury