, Newburyport, MA

March 11, 2013

This Day in History

Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1907, Booker T. Washington, who had been born into slavery, paid an unexpected visit to then Governor Dummer Academy to visit his son, football standout Booker T. Washington Jr. While there, he presented a lecture on race to students.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury