Category Archives: New Hampshire Entertainers

The Entertaining Family of New Hampshire’s Alex Philbrick aka Preston

I hope that my readers have been following this season’s American Idol television show.  It is not often that a New Hampshire resident can be found placing so prominently in the entertainment field.  And no, I have not forgotten the … Continue reading

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North Conway New Hampshire Actor and Producer: Gordon A. Clapp (1948-still living)

A native of North Conway, and coming from a family well-known there, Gordon A. Clapp has acted in television, theatre and movies. He has also executive produced and starred in three short films. He has gleaned both American awards [Emmy … Continue reading

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Merrimack New Hampshire Educator and Actress: Marjorie “Maggi” Blanche Parker (1927-still living)

When I browsed the files of the Merrimack Historical Society a year ago, I found a yellowed newspaper clipping describing a remarkable woman whom I had never heard of. The people I write about on this blog are interesting in … Continue reading

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He Taught Henry Ford How To Dance: Swanzey New Hampshire’s Benjamin B. Lovett (1876-1952)

Much is known about Henry Ford–as an inventor, developer of the production line, and history lover. He also was a … Continue reading

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Swanzey New Hampshire Actor and Playwright, Henry Denman Thompson (1833-1911)

Henry Denman Thompson, eldest son of Rufus and Anne (Baxter) Thompson, was born near Girard, Erie Co PA 15 Oct 1833. For three generations his ancestors had been born and lived in Swanzey New Hampshire. In 1847 when he was … Continue reading

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