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January 24, 2014

This Day in History

On this day in 1830, at the annual meeting of the American Seamen’s Friend Society, Capt. John Wills was elected president. The meeting was held in the vestry of the North Congregational Church.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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