From Melissa Berry at anceSTORY Archives: “Lord Dexter is a smart old man: Just try to catch him if you can!”

pickle_page“If you travel to Newburyport, take a stroll by the former residence of one Timothy Dexter, the self-entitled first Lord of America and eighteenth century rags-to-riches mythical figure. Although they called him eccentric, outrageous, and crazy, he was actually a genius and crafty entrepreneur.  He is by far one of the most entertaining, inspiring, and amusing men in New England.  I grew up hearing of his deeds, enterprises, and colorful antics from my father; he thought Dexter was one of the greatest men ever to roam the earth.” Continue reading at anceSTORY Archives

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