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…

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…

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…

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. ,…

2018 List of Homes

Here’s the list of homes for If This House Could Talk in 2018, listed by street. The map is at Map.walknewburyport.com 17 Allen Street 9-11 Atwood 6 Beck Street 44 boardman st 29 Boardman St. 42 Boardman St. 34 Boardman St 36 Boardman Street 38 Boardman Street 31 Boardman Street 62 Bromfield Street 8 Bromfield…

But My House Isn’t Old Enough “To Talk”

NOT TRUE! I hear this all the time…But My House Isn’t Old Enough “To Talk” . Why should I put a sign up? Certainly, one of the side effects of “If This House Could Talk” is an appreciation for historical homes, and a catalyst for finding out about your old house, if you have one….