Category Archives: Newbury

Newbury, MA 375th Anniversary

This year marks the 375th  anniversary of the settlement of Newbury, MA. The website features a treasure trove of photos and information.  As a descendant of the first Newbury families I find this fascinating. I hope I can get there … Continue reading

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His Ladye Love

The year 1717 “is rendered memorable, by the unusual quantity of snow, which fell on the twentieth and twenty-fourth of February. In these two storms, the earth was covered with snow, from ten to fifteen feet, and, in some places, … Continue reading

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Tristram Coffin House – A Refuge

Photo courtesty Ohio Historical Society This home, in Newbury, Massachusetts, was built by Tristram Coffin Jr. in 1650. Joshua Coffin concealed fugitive slaves escaping to Canada on the Underground Railroad here. The Tristram Coffin House is the oldest structure in … Continue reading

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