Each year, The Danvers Historical Society illustrates a local story with a blown glass ornament.
The Newburyport Turnpike was constructed by a private company, costing $500,000, opened February 11, 1805 and was used by stagecoaches and mail carriers. Toll collection ceased in 1847 as parallel railroads attracted more use. Sections were rebuilt to accommodate automobile traffic in the early 20th century. U.S. Route 1 is part of many family memories at the Hyland Diner, north & south bound Putnam Pantry, 10cent burgers at Duchess, Watson Farm stand, Deerskin Trading Post, whale steaks at Yoken’s, Harp & Bard, and many more! Share your stories!
Visit the gift shop: Mon, Weds, and Fridays: 9am-1pm. Also Saturdays in December before Christmas.