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New Hampshire’s 250 Year Old Towns

Happy Sestercentennial, Semiquincentennial, or Quarter-millennial to you!  In 1763 thirteen towns in New Hampshire were considered official by proclamation of then Provincial Governor Benning Wentworth.  In that year New Hampshire was a rough and dangerous place to live. Within a decade … Continue reading

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Isles of Shoals Landmark: Miss Underhill’s Chair

“There are some dreary little islands lying off the harbor of Portsmouth, N.H. about eight miles from the mainland,” or … Continue reading

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A New Hampshirite’s Irish Surprise

The Irish people walk among you. They carry leprechauns in their pockets. A few of them remember wee bits of the ancient language. Sadly some descendants today are not aware of their Celtic ancestry… 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 Missing Places: Brantford–Adventurers Beware

The Parrish family home, the setting of the book and movie “Jumanji” is located in the fictional town of Brantford, … Continue reading

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