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April 19, 2013

This day in history

On this day in 1775, when rumors of the battle at Lexington and Concord reached Newburyport, preparations were made to send, as quickly as possible, a dispatch of Newburyporters to the American troops at Cambridge under the command of captain Moses Nowell.

– Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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