, Newburyport, MA

October 30, 2013

This Day in History

Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1789, President George Washington visited Newburyport as part of his “get to know the country” tour. He was greeted with a feu-de-joy fired by several companies of militia, fireworks and a display of “excellent rockets.”

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury