Market Square

I grew up in the square, top floor over the wine and checks, had the best spot to see it all, the roof was my yard, my dad played with his band, at the hotel, across from the fire house, and the moose and at the peppermint lounge, at the beach, i also lived over dedes, had to come in from inn street side, right before the fur store, i could fill a book on down town, good old days !

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10 Responses to Market Square

  1. Very nice post and pictures. Thanks for posting!

    Shawn G - Moderator October 10, 2010 at 2:13 am Reply
  2. Born in Newburyport……now in Venice Florida……think this site is one of the best

    Helen Terry October 24, 2010 at 10:16 pm Reply
  3. I remember your Dad .. Nice pic of your mom Dave..
    NIce pics .
    Long Time no see.. hope all is well with you ..

    Pat frost January 17, 2011 at 12:20 pm Reply
  4. Spent most of my life in that square. Sold papers (The Record) on the main corner. Ran up and down those streets night and day. The memories I have of (all) of Newburyport.

    Earle (Mike) McIntyre January 17, 2011 at 1:11 pm Reply
  5. Which Driscoll is this. I have been trying to locate “SKIPPER” for years.

    Earle (Mike) McIntyre January 17, 2011 at 1:13 pm Reply
  6. Mike I think it is young.. David, . and if your looking for sSkipper his last name is Demand i believe ..

    Pat frost January 17, 2011 at 3:01 pm Reply
  7. pat. i talked to my mom,she told me your my first cousin,she is living in wells maine,skipper is living out west some place, iv been tringing to find some of the guys in my dads band for years,the guy on the bass was bob ? he worked for newburyport news for years, to bad there,s not a chat room here ! sure would be nice hooking up with long lost friends.and trading some pics,

    dave driscoll jr March 20, 2011 at 6:58 pm Reply
  8. Hi Dave, Sorry that I’m a year late finding this post you wrote. But if you try Facebook “Newburyport History Buffs” there are many Newburyporters there that would love to say Hi. Merry Christmas!

    Cheryl Follansbee December 8, 2013 at 2:42 pm Reply
  9. I remember sitting in the square with my dad Irving Ealy and my mom Doris Ealy and Melvin around and Richard Miller and so many others wow what a great site!

    MARK EALY July 14, 2014 at 12:01 am Reply
  10. Anyone have information on the 3rd photo down (above)? My father was in a similar photo in very same clothing. Year? Military branch? Thank you so much!

    Linda November 25, 2022 at 7:36 pm Reply

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