Legendary Locals of Newburyport

July 21, 2014|
Legendary Locals of Newburyport
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Yeat! The colloquial greeting is distinctly Newburyport, uttered by this seaport�s citizens to acknowledge one another in passing or to seek out fellow locals in far-flung places. Individuals featured in Legendary Locals of Newburyport extend to readers a congenial �Yeat!� William Lloyd Garrison, native son and leading abolitionist; �Lord� Timothy Dexter, who staged his own mock funeral; Harry O�Connor, founder of the World�s Shortest St. Patrick�s Day Parade; James Stehlin, celebrated Newburyport High School football coach; Rhina Espaillat, award-winning poet and founder of Powwow River Poets; Richard Simkins, owner of the legendary Grog restaurant-tavern; Sue Little, owner of Jabberwocky Bookshop; Tom Maginnis, drummer for the post-punk band Buffalo Tom; Mickey, feral cat mascot for the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society, and 1st Lt. Derek Hines, who gave his life while serving his country in Afghanistan, are among the legendary locals�native born and transplants�who have left their imprint, or paw print, upon the Port.

Title:Legendary Locals of NewburyportFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 21, 2014Publisher:Arcadia Publishing Inc.Language:English

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