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June 22, 2013

A surprise visit to the Custom House

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The Custom House still stands tall and beautiful and strong and powerful and proud – even to this day! My dear readers, learn from and enjoy The Custom House Maritime Museum; its doors are open to all. Visit it, if you haven’t done so, and learn how the present reflects its past!

John Lagoulis, now in his 94th year, is a columnist for the Daily News who writes about life in Newburyport the way he lived it during the early 1900’s. John has authored two books titled, Newburyport: As I Lived It! The Trials & Tribulations of a Young Wharf Rat during the Early 1900’s in Massachusetts, which are available in local shops. He can be reached by e-mail: wharfrat01@att.net or www.NewburyportWharfRat.com

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