Tag Archives: 1879

In Celebration of A Grandfather: Charles Aloysius Manning

Fathers Day: June 17, 2018 In the past I’ve written about the paternal side of my family, and several times about my father who I adored. It is quite easy for me to write about people who I knew and … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire: Veterans Park and Monuments

Manchester New Hampshire’s VETERANS PARK is located at Elm and Merrimack Streets. Originally named Park Square, it was called Merrimack Park in 1859 and was the scene of a fireman’s muster. At that time the square contained an artificial pond … Continue reading

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New Hampshire 1879 Fall Farm Notes. (A little fun, &c.)

I am sometimes asked about New Hampshire humor, and comment whether it differs at all from humor expressed by people living elsewhere. … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: The Governor’s Horse Guards (1859-1879 & 1999-Present)

Little known facts about the New Hampshire Governor's Horse Guards include that they were told during the Civil War that … Continue reading

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