1876There was a temperance movement parade.Events & Anniversaries, Temperance, World Events

“Grand Centennial: Mass Temperance Convention.” Cape Ann Advertiser. January 28, 1876.
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A great temperance wave, known as “Reynold’s Reform,” spread throughout the city and culminated in a temperance parade with over 1,500 people on January 27, 1876.

Cape Ann Advertiser. “Grand Centennial: Mass Temperance Convention.” January 28, 1876. Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, Including the Town of Rockport. Gloucester [Mass.] Procter brothers, 1860, http://archive.org/details/historytownglou00changoog.
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