By Bethany Groff
witnessed murders, kidnappings, earthquakes and a scourge of caterpillars. The century that followed—marked by means of non secular clash, Indian uprisings and public scandal—
proved no much less not easy to the early Puritan community.
In 1640, Massachusetts Governor John Winthrop famous, “As
people elevated, so sin abounded.” yet during the turmoil, Newbury’s voters harnessed the region’s ample traditional assets and built a thriving group. writer Bethany Groff introduces the compelling personalities that formed the historical past of previous Newbury up until eventually 1764, while Newburyport got its independence from the mum city. From the scandalous exploits of Dr. Henry Greenland to the brave and sacrificing acts of founding households just like the Emerys, Dummers and Pikes, a quick background of previous Newbury presents a charming glimpse into the verve of this
early New England town.
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A Brief History of Old Newbury: From Settlement to Separation by Bethany Groff