Author Archives: Janice Brown

New Hampshire Celebration: John Stark Day

Today (April 25) is John Stark Day in New Hampshire

Thank you to Tom Hogan of Ninth State, … Continue reading

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Concord New Hampshire’s State House – Celebrating 195 Years

Prior to the American Revolution, Portsmouth was the undoubted “capital” of New Hampshire. In 1778 New Hampshire's first Constitutional Convention … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Slanguage: Hoodsie

To New Hampshirites, and other New Englangers, a “hoodsie” is a cup of ice cream

This word, that originated … Continue reading

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Not New Hampshire: Roscoe E. Rodda, Inventor of Peeps (1862-aft 1930)

When you think about Easter, you can't help but think of “Peeps…” Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire Baseball Pitcher and Baltimore Orioles Official, Michael Kendall Flanagan (1951-2011)

Michael Kendall Flanagan was born December 16, 1951. He grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire,

and graduated from Manchester Memorial High … Continue reading

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