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June 21, 2013

This Day in History

On this day in 1889, the mayor of the city of Newburyport granted the Newburyport and Amesbury Horse Railroad Company liberty to extend its tracks from Market Square up State Street, through Pleasant and Titcomb, Washington, Olive and High streets to the Catholic cemetery on Storey Avenue, and to the South End via the head of State Street down High and to Marlborough Street.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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