, Newburyport, MA

September 12, 2013

This Day in History

Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1878, Newburyport’s Neptune fire company won a first prize of $300 at a handtub competition in Brattleboro, Vt., by pumping a stream of water 215 feet, 6 inches.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury