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The Puritan Movement

The Puritans were a significant grouping of English-speaking Protestants in the 16th and 17th-century. Puritanism in this sense was founded by some Marian exiles from the clergy shortly after the accession of Elizabeth I of England in 1559, as an … Continue reading

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The Lower Green

The Lower Green is just across the Parker River on Rt. 1A. It was cleared for pasture, a school and became the center of the civic life in the early years. The Lower Green has a memorial¬† to the first … Continue reading

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It’s Going to Get Real Noisy in Newbury!

The Mass Flow of Pilgrims. Although Roanoke, Jamestown, and the Plymouth Colonies preceded the Puritans, the Puritan immigration was the first “en masse” immigration to the America’s. It was spearheaded by Winthrop’s Fleet in 1630 of 1,000 souls. The population … Continue reading

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