Year Six of “If This House Could Talk”

Time to start thinking about your “If This House Could Talk” sign for 2021! This year it happens with Yankee Homecoming (July 30- August 8)

If you intend to participate, signup at

To see the map of signs grow as we head to Yankee Homecoming in late July, checkout

The Newburyport Public Library Archival Center is open for appointments, and can help with house research; reach them at (978) 465-4428 x231.

Online house research classes will be starting in June. Watch this website, Facebook, Nextdoor for the signup process.

A special treat this year – if it’s your first time, you may be in luck! Mary Baker Eaton has been diligently compiling house stories at She may even have enough information for a ready made sign for your house! The map is at Now it couldn’t be easier to put up a sign!

“History Newburyport – Keeping the story alive!

Join in the fun, meet your neighbors, talk to the street strollers, and let’s make it a city-wide success of one more year of “If This House Could Talk” during Yankee Homecoming.

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