Category Archives: New Hampshire Glossary

New Hampshire and the Birth of the Cocktail

New Hampshire is thought of as the birth place of many innovations, from tupperware to the motorcycle. But was it … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: Twenty-Five Words for Snow

The way a crow
Shook down on me
The dust of snow
From a hemlock tree

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New Hampshire Glossary: Chirugeon

Chirugeon, also written “chirurgeon,” was the name for a colonial surgeon. In addition to performing surgical operations they were able … Continue reading

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The Christmas Box

Come, let us, like our jovial fires of old,
With gambels and mince-pie, our Christmas hold.
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New Hampshire’s Longest Place Name?

New Hampshire place names are something we can count on.

They are the constant anchors in our lives. No matter … Continue reading

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