Monthly Archives: March 2007

Happy 105th Birthday Mrs. Astor

Brooke Astor turns 105 today.

Brooke has had an exciting year.  She has lived through an “elder abuse controversy… Continue reading

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New Hampshire: Making Perfume in 1862

FOR THE LADIES. To Obtain and Preserve the Perfume of Flowers.–Did it ever occur to the reader to inquire whence … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Beekeeper

Ye insects all, that fly or creep,
  Assist my doleful ditty,
The fat of Bee defunct to weep,
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New Hampshire: Does a Cellar Grow Up to Become a Basement?

Pronounced “Sell-LAH” in New Hampshire, the cellar is becoming a rare find. Oh, it was different in the earliest days … Continue reading

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Dunbarton New Hampshire’s Statistician, Educator, Economist, U.S. Commissioner of Labor: Carroll Davidson Wright, A.M., Ph.D., LL.D. (1840-1909)

Carroll Davidson Wright, was born in Dunbarton NH, in 1840, the son of a Universalist minister.

From lowly means he … Continue reading

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