Saturday, December 8, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – 2012 Newburyport Holiday House Tour

Join the Custom House Maritime Museum for a spectacular excursion through greater Newburyport’s historic roots, breathtaking views, and unique private residences. The tour begins at the Custom House Maritime Museum and features a jeweled perspective of Joppa framed by a trio of waterfront homes, followed by Federalist traditions throughout the South End. The tour continues throughout the heart of Newburyport along historic High Street’s graceful sea captain’s mansions and finishes with a dazzling townhouse overlooking Brown’s Square. These festively decorated homes represent four centuries of Newburyport’s history and culture reflecting each homeowner’s individual holiday style. Come and experience a day full of holiday magic and surprise!  Advance tickets are now available at the  Custom House Maritime Museum Gift Shop Tuesday through Saturday, 10am-4pm, and Sunday 12-4pm or by calling 978-462-8681. You may also email  The tour is sponsored by Stone Ridge Properties.