Adult dating newburyport massachusetts
The earlier Boston and Maine Railroad leading further north was discontinued, but a portion of it has been converted into a recreation trail.
Newburyport was settled in 1635 as part of Newberry Plantation, now Newbury.
Newburyport once had a fishing fleet that operated from Georges Bank to the mouth of the Merrimack River.
Newburyport is on a major north-south highway, Interstate 95. Route 1) still traverses Newburyport on its way north.
The outer circumferential highway of Boston, Interstate 495, passes nearby in Amesbury. The Newburyport/Rockport MBTA commuter rail from Boston's North Station terminates in Newburyport.
Renovation and restorations began during the early 1970s, and continued throughout most of the decade, initially along State Street, and culminating with creation of a pedestrian mall along Inn Street.
Newburyport is often cited as an example by preservationists of how to maintain a city's architecture and heritage, while still having it remain functional and liveable.
The city is part of Massachusetts' North Shore; Newburyport was laid out on the elevated south bank of the Merrimack River between the river and Newbury marshes.