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History

With history dating back to the 1600’s, Newburyport was notorious for shipping and shipbuilding. Now, thanks to our devoted preservationists and historians, Newburyport museums, historic tours, monuments and festivals allow us to learn and respect our town’s past.Many of landmarks have even become national attractions, including the Custom Maritime Museum. The Newburyport Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic places. Or did you know the first flying field in New England was on the sand dunes and marshes of Plum Island Beach? Well, it was!

Royal Treatment at the Maritime Tea Event at the Custom House, Newburyport MA

Royal Treatment @ The Maritime Tea Events April 13th & 27th

Be treated like Lord and Lady Grantham by attending a Maritime Tea Wednesday event at the Custom House Maritime Museum. Did you enjoy the last six years of Downton Abbey? Are you feeling a bit less complete now that it is finished? Well, you only need to attend one of the Maritime Tea Wednesday events […]
Painting Lessons Amongst Maritime History

Painting Lessons Amongst Maritime History April 10th

The Custom House Maritime Museum is very pleased to present Artist Johanne Cassia, who will be giving painting lessons four times a year, Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, here at the Custom House Maritime Museum. Johannes style is the quintessential New England folk style. This is your chance to be given instruction by a revered […]
HISTORY IN THE MAKING ON THANKSGIVING DAY! Newburyport MA

HISTORY IN THE MAKING ON THANKSGIVING DAY!

This Thanksgiving the Newburyport High School football team will have the opportunity to play its traditional rivalry game against Amesbury High School on the newly renovated turf field atop of Mt Rural.  Mt Rural, as the hill was called where the magnificent NHS now sits, is home to one of the grandest high school stadiums […]
Yankee Homecoming Concert Series B Street Bombers, Newburyport MA

Photos & Videos from Yankee Homecoming Events

Enjoy photos & videos from the following Events: Art on Bartlet Mall, Brewfest, Olde Fashioned Sunday, Waterfront Concerts, Kids Talent Show, Nursing Home Concerts, Veterans Lunch, Yankee King & Queen, Coast Guard Tour, Family Day in Maudslay Park, Fireworks and the Parade.
Video from Beatlejuice Concert & Yankee Homecoming Parade, Newburyport MA

Video from Beatlejuice Concert & Yankee Homecoming Parade

Enjoy our video of the Beatlejuice Concert combined with footage of the crowd from the Yankee Homecoming Parade route. Video produced by Manual Media, and brought to you by Newburyport.com.
Custom House Maritime Museum, Newburyport MA

Custom House Maritime Museum 40th Anniversary & Patrons’ Party June 27, 2015, 6:00 – 10:00 PM

Oh what a night to dance under the stars by the waterfront and reflect on the history of the Newburyport Custom House. To commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the restoration and opening of the Custom House Maritime Museum, we are throwing a 1975 themed gala to celebrate this Robert Mills architectural gem and its unique […]
Newburyport High School Graduation, Newburyport MA

NHS Senior Week….The Tradition Lives On

Its that time of year again…another class has wrapped up its four years at Newburyport High School and is preparing to graduate. A proud Newburyport tradition for all graduating seniors of NHS is the week before graduation.
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Newburyport 250th Anniversary

Newburyport's future is anchored on the pasts of Privateers, Captains and Clammers. 2014 now marks the Newburyport 250th Anniversary celebrated through various benefits, art exhibits and a rockin' Clambake on Plum Island Beach.
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Market Square Historic District

Showcasing Federal-style brick buildings and museums, Market Square is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
US Coast Guard, Newburyport MA

US Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard has protected our Nation's waters since the 1700's, and now calls Newburyport home.
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