NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

November 23, 2012

This day in history


Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1774, Benjamin Balch bought of Isaac Walker and Timothy Dexter land on the southwesterly side of Temple Street and erected a building called the Assembly House, where social entertainments and dancing parties were held for many years.

—Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury