Tag Archives: 1969

New Hampshire Missing Places: Dome Mount aka Pleasant Dome aka Mount Pleasant

New Hampshire has a penchant for changing things–slogans, and place names especially.  It’s “in with the new and out with the old!”  As you’ve possibly guessed (as it is the case in most of my “Missing Places” posts) the mountain … Continue reading

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Manchester NH Casualty of Vietnam War: Colonel Gerald R. Helmich (1931-1969)

A plaque near the Queen City Bridge, on the SW corner of Second & West Hancock Streets, in Manchester, New Hampshire reads: “COL. GERALD R. HELMICH. Born November 17, 1931. MIA November 12, 1969. Vietnam Pilot USAF. ” On Memorial … Continue reading

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