NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

February 13, 2013

This day in history


Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1815, at 2 o’clock, news reached Newburyport that a peace treaty had been signed by the United States and Great Britain, ending the war of 1812. The war was economically devastating to a great number of Newburyport merchants.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury