Category Archives: N.H. Historical Markers

Manchester New Hampshire’s Military Squares and other Memorials

Whether you walk, or drive through Manchester New Hampshire’s neighborhoods, it is impossible to not become aware of the many statues, markers and commemoratives (such as named parks or buildings) dedicated to its military heroes. With Memorial Day (May 26, … 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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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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Franklin Pierce: Unlucky Number 14?

Franklin Pierce, the 14th President of the United States, and New Hampshire native, has always placed very low in polls of “best liked” Presidents. Even in New Hampshire…. Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Soapstone

Soapstone is a metamorphic rock, usually called Steatite by mineralogists, that formed from 300 to 400 million years ago under … Continue reading

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