Footsteps of Heroes: Civil War Walking Tour of Newburyport

 If you or your organization would like a private walking tour, contact us for private group rates and availability: Please make sure to plan ahead for such tours.
 News of Lincoln's Assassination spread rapidly thanks to the telegraph. The Newburyport Herald had an "extra" edition on April 15, 1865, just hours after he died.

Footsteps of Heroes schedule:

We're back! a Footsteps of Heroes: Civil War Walking Tour of Newburyport will take place on November 11, 2018 at 2pm. We request a $5 donation to go to Civil War historic preservation! 

First tour in THREE years!

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The tour begins and ends at 57 State St (Arthur Page Ins) and lasts about 90 minutes. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. A water bottle is also recommended. At the end of the tour, signed copies of the book, Newburyport and the Civil War, will be available to purchase. Tips are accepted and a portion goes to historic preservation. Further questions? Go to: 

Capt. Albert W. Bartlett led the first troops out of Newburyport in April 1861. Later, he would lead Co B of the 35th Massachusetts at the Battle of Antietam September 1862.