Newburyporteans love to honor the past.


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!



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
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.
2015 Old Newbury Bonfire

Old Newbury Bonfire

The 5th Annual Old Newbury Bonfire & Christmas Tree Burn at Tendercrop Farm honors the original purchase of Newbury, MA in 1701 and benefits the Newbury Volunteer Fire Department.

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.

Market Square Historic District

Showcasing Federal-style brick buildings and museums, Market Square is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
US Coast Giard - North Shore Kid

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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