The Ipswich Town Historian has begun a list of notable people who lived in our community and requests your additional input. These individuals could have resided during any historic time period.
Born in Boston, November 10, 1859, Charles Wendell Townsend, M.D. was attracted by the natural beauty of Ipswich. He built a summer house on a ridge overlooking a wide expanse of salt marsh with open sea to the east. From here he wrote a number of books, including […]
Often alone in Ipswich while her husband Simon was engaged in government, Anne Bradstreet wrote a collection of poems which was published in London in 1650 without her knowledge, “The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung up in America…by a Gentlewoman in these Parts.”