, Newburyport, MA

April 19, 2013

This day in history

Newburyport Daily News

---- — 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