Monthly Archives: August 2008

1786 Poem: "The Grumbling Clown"

Beneath an oak a rustick clown
 Lay lounging in the shade,
Complaining loud of Fortune's gifts,
 And call'd her — … Continue reading

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Madison, New Hampshire: Home to New England's Largest "Lost Rock"

Well, the Madison Boulder is not exactly lost. 

Hundreds if not thousands of people take a gander at this 5,000 … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Saleratus & Other Baking Terms

Old time cooking terms, not usually heard today, can be gleaned from old New Hampshire newspapers. 

A few of them … Continue reading

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Indian Stream Republic NH Native and Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin: Charles D. Parker (1827-1925)

When he was just nine years old, Charles D. Parker was with his father when he moved his family by cart from the Indian Stream Republic… Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: Grenier Field (or Grenier Air Base)

Back in the 1940s and 1950s residents would frequently hear airplanes and jets roar across the skies of southern New … Continue reading

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