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Custom House Celebrates Coast Guard Day Saturday August 3
August 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Custom House Maritime Museum will offer free admission
Saturday August 3 from 10:00am to 4:00pm in celebration of Coast Guard Day!
Come visit our Coast Guard Gallery and learn why Newburyport is known as the birthplace of the US Coast Guard.
Plus! At 1:00pm:
Author-journalist Dyke Hendrickson
will talk about the birth of the Coast Guard in Newburyport. He will also discuss research for his new book, “New England Coast Guard Stories: Remarkable Mariners.” He interviewed more than two-dozen “Coasties” and will examine the careers of officers and enlisted personnel alike.”