Market Square

Market Square 1987

Market Square 1987

The heart of Newburyport.  However, I did not know many locals who actually hung out at Market Square.  It seemed more for tourists as they sat down and enjoyed ice cream from Bergson’s.   That is Bergson Ice Cream.  Not to worry the Thirsty Whale was just across the street from Bergson’s.

Market Square 1987

Market Square 1987

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5 Responses to “Market Square”

  1. Rick Eck on March 11th, 2009 at 7:08 am

    The fire station in market square was a big attraction during the xmas season when I was a kid(mid 50s to early 60s), because it always had the best lights and decorations. Of course, there was Bossy Gillis’ gas station next door, and a few doors down a candlepin bowling alley where you set up your own pins!

  2. p.j. nichypor on May 27th, 2009 at 1:03 am

    Dugin Supply, Weins & Check’s gas station with sidewalk pumps, Gillis’s gas station. Bob’s Subs,Pete and Bobs’s shoe repair.Dede’s coffee shop and bus station. Knight’s Grain. Peavey’s hardware. The Dubble-ware store on the corner of Inn St. The furrie, also on Inn St. Waiting for the bus to Salisbury Beach…

  3. F. Rogers on August 28th, 2009 at 10:47 pm

    I remember in front of the fire station during Yankee Homecoming they used to have Water Polo and also the Hand Tubs used to shoot up State St

  4. martha whitney christy on August 30th, 2009 at 1:40 pm

    Dugin Supply was managed by my grandfather, Clinton A Whitney, Sr. for 40 plus years. I only visited Newburyport as a child, but I always considered it my hometown. Hello to my family there!

  5. krm on May 23rd, 2013 at 11:48 pm

    Anyone remember when the Daily News was on Inn St? Remember when you could drive down Inn St? It’s Merrimac St., not actually Market Sq., but remember C&D Oil, Leon & Teddy’s gas station across from Hymans Shoe store, Diamond National lumber yard, Chetsas TV, Volpone Motors ?

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