Monthly Archives: July 2006

Hampton New Hampshire Singer, Dancer & Actor in Silent Movies – Dustin Lancy Farnum (1874-1929)

Dustin Lancy Farnum, the son of Greenleaf D. & Clara Adele (Atwood) Farnum…

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Webster – early New Hampshire Government web site

An early name for the New Hampshire government web site was “Webster” to honor Daniel Webster, the statesman.

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New Hampshire: Peculiar Freaks of Nature

New Hampshire has recently had its fill of strange weather…

but it is not the first time.  While … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Notch

Outside of New Hampshire, it is called a gap or pass….

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New Hampshire born socialite Brooke Astor – Grandson Alleges She Is Victim of Elder Abuse

The New York Daily News has reported today that socialite, Brooke Astor,

 the subject of a blog article here, who turned 104 in April, reportedly is a victim of elder abuse, and now wears torn nightgowns and sleeps on a filthy couch… Continue reading

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