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Black Newburyporters: 1700s to 1900s

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Black Newburyporters: 1700s to 1900s

Date & Time

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Time Slot(s):

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Description

Wander through Newburyport’s historic Old Hill Burying Ground and Highland Cemetery with a special guide – noted author and historian Ghlee Woodworth, a 12th generation Newburyport native. Woodworth will focus on the memorials of Newburyport’s once-thriving Black community, and tell the story of “Guinea village”, the slang term for the Black neighborhood nearby. Learn more about efforts to commemorate and celebrate these lives and experiences.

Special Instructions

Wear good walking shoes includes grass and paved roads.

Host

Ghlee E. Woodworth

pcbahati@yahoo.com

9784622010

Address

20 Auburn Street, Newburyport, MA 01950

20 Auburn Street, Newburyport, MA 01950

Directions

Accessibility

Parking Available

Event Category

  • Cemetery
  • Early Settlement
  • History
  • Walking Tour

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