Category Archives: Current Events

New Hampshire 1877: Disastrous Mardi Gras Transplant

The attempt to transplant the Old World ceremonies of Carnival and Mardi Gras to our northern soil has always proved disastrous. Southern cities have had considerable success in frolics of this kind, but as a rule such attempts elsewhere turned … Continue reading

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NH Current Events: A Celebration of Nature, Art & Heritage – September 23, 2014

It is not often that a single event celebrates New Hampshire’s nature, art and heritage all at the same time.  The need is great. Although we think of Tropical Storm Irene of 2011’s damage being past, is it not in … Continue reading

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Merrimack New Hampshire Goes Seismic

You would not think of bucolic Merrimack, New Hampshire as being in the epicenter of earthquakes–but it is now, sort of.  The town’s public library now (as of April 4, 2014) owns New Hampshire’s first and only public seismograph.  The … Continue reading

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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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Sixteen Completely Free Ways to Research Your Family Tree in New Hampshire

Certain expensive, pay-to-use genealogy corporations are using mass media in an attempt to convince us that we need their services in order to research our personal family histories.  TAINT TRUE!  You don’t need shaking leaves to point you in the … Continue reading

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