, Newburyport, MA

April 9, 2013

This day in history

Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1883, principle ship owner John N. Cushing launched the ship the Mary L. Cushing. It was not only the last tall ship to be built on the Merrimack River, it was the last tall ship built in Massachusetts.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury