NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

October 26, 2012

This Day in History


Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1806, Newburyport’s most famous eccentric, Lord Timothy Dexter, passed away. Unable by law to be buried in his “Temple of Reason” on his property on High Street, he was interred in nearby Old Hill Cemetery.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury