One Month Away!

The map is growing! The city is reopened! And the excitement is building for “If This House Could Talk”. Mary Jacobsen invited us this past week to join her on “The Morning Show” on PortMedia. Lots of good info discussed there, and if you haven’t heard Mary’s show – you should! If you missed the…

ITHCT on Local Pulse

Still unclear about this community event called If This House Could Talk? Learn more from Jack and me as we are interviewed by Joe DiBiase of Local Pulse Radio– Show 309. If you missed the first “House Research 101” session on June 15, there are still two more opportunities to attend–July 1 and July 12….

Researching Your House

Have you ever wondered who built your house?  Who lived in your house? Where to begin the research process?  Join me for a Zoom session called “House Research 101” — June 15 or July 1, and July 12 if needed.    I’ll provide step-by step-instructions on how to research your house and share links that are…

House History 101 – Signup!

This year, the Newburyport Preservation Trust will be offering online workshops to help you find more stories about your house! Barb Bailey will lead them on June 15, July 1, and July 12 – the last one depending on demand. Signup at research.walknewburyport.com Here’s one example of a AHA! moment, and the story of one…

Get Put on the Map!

Participating in “If This House Could Talk” this year? It’s on for July 26 to August 2nd. It’s as easy as 1 – 2 – 3: 1: Get put on the map 2: Find a story to tell 3: Make a poster and put it up Start by joining the fun and submit your intention…

New Logo for ITHCT

After four years, it was time for an “If This House Could Talk” makeover. Introducing…. our new logo! In other news, the free foam core boards and poster boards for ITHCT flew out of the library since being available on Monday. If you didn’t get a board, don’t worry! More supplies were delivered to the…

The thread that keeps unraveling…

and the gift that keeps on giving… This is the fifth year of “If this house could talk”, and a common question I get is, “Again? I already did a sign …. won’t people get bored if I use it again?”  or alternatively, ” I did it once, but I have no more stories…” Well, house…

2019 Street Scenes

This year, in addition to talking house, there are numerous “street scenes” placed throughout Newburyport. This are photographs from the Museum of Old Newbury Snow Photo Collection, placed near the spot they were taken. Thank You, Museum of Old Newbury! Check them out! Garden Street Street Scene (@ State St) Dalton Street – Street Scene…

Hooray! 2019 House List is here!

as of Tuesday Jul 30 at 8 PM map is at Map.walknewburyport.com If This House Could Talk – 2019 House List 8 Atwood Street, newburyport, massachusetts 10 Beck Street, newburyport, massachusetts 2 Beck Street, newburyport, massachusetts 6 Beck Street, newburyport, massachusetts 7 Beck Street, newburyport, massachusetts 44 boardman st, newburyport, massachusetts 29 boardman st. ,…