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August 6, 2013

This day in history

A boat race was held among Joppa fishermen: Tristram and Leonidas Souther against Warren Thurlow and George Dockam. The race was a 3-mile rowing race, and the winners (Thurlow and Dockam) won $14.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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