ⓘ West Newbury, Massachusetts

                                     

ⓘ West Newbury, Massachusetts

West Newbury was first settled in 1635 as part of neighboring Newbury. On February 18, 1819, the General Court of Massachusetts passed an act "to incorporate the town of Parsons." The initial proposals had been made in the late 18th century, but determined resistance from the town of Newbury, which had already lost Newburyport, blocked the measure for decades. On June 14, 1820, the legislature passed another act to change the name to West Newbury.

West Newbury has evolved from a farming town in a luxury community. Issues of balance of development and in need of affordable housing against the townspeoples a desire to support the West Newburys rural charm and character in the game, at least fifty years. In 1969, a local writer, Margaret Coit-called West Newbury "hill-brick town that Lowell Thomas once called the Eden of America," saying that as the active cultures faded, West Newbury was, "in its population and the pattern of thinking. practically a suburb".

Between 1820 and the early 1900s there was an active Quaker community in West Newbury. Quaker house of worship stood on what is now 114 Turkey hill street and Quaker burial ground which was established in the 1850s, is located along the artichoke reservoir

In 1952, Julian D. Steele became the first African-American town moderator in Massachusetts when he was elected to this position in West Newbury.

Cities stable operation of the farm is long hill orchard. The farm has been functioning since 1896 and has a long and interesting history. Today, in addition to the Apple orchard, the farm is home to the popular community supported agriculture program and farm to table dining events.

                                     
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