New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Bethlehem

Old postcard scene of
Bethlehem NH.

Though a small New Hampshire town, Bethlehem sent at least 53 of its young men and women to service during World War I. In addition, those who stayed behind also worked for the war effort as the White Mountain Echo newspaper of the time attests. Bethlehem  NH depended greatly on its summer tourists, and so it was hard hit financially from 1917-1919. Continue reading