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By Bethany Groff

within the first ten years of its cost, the city of Newbury
witnessed murders, kidnappings, earthquakes and an outbreak of caterpillars. The century that followed—marked via non secular clash, Indian uprisings and public scandal—
proved no much less difficult to the early Puritan community.
In 1640, Massachusetts Governor John Winthrop famous, “As
people elevated, so sin abounded.” yet throughout the turmoil, Newbury’s voters harnessed the region’s plentiful common assets and built a thriving neighborhood. writer Bethany Groff introduces the compelling personalities that formed the heritage of outdated Newbury up till 1764, while Newburyport obtained its independence from the mummy city.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 heritage of previous Newbury offers a charming glimpse into the verve of this
early New England town.

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