By Bethany Groff
witnessed murders, kidnappings, earthquakes and a virus of caterpillars. The century that followed—marked by means of spiritual 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 electorate harnessed the region’s plentiful usual assets and constructed a thriving group. writer Bethany Groff introduces the compelling personalities that formed the historical past of previous Newbury up till 1764, while Newburyport obtained 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brave and sacrificing acts of founding households just like the Emerys, Dummers and Pikes, a short historical past of outdated Newbury offers a charming glimpse into the verve of this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