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March 4, 2013

This Day in History

On this day in 1826, James Prince, John Wood and Stephen Frothingham received permission to build a second Chain Bridge over the Merrimack River. This bridge spanned from Newburyport to Salisbury and was located approximately where the Gillis Bridge crosses into Salisbury today.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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