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Education Champion and Elocutionist: Professor William Russell of Merrimack New Hampshire (1798-1873)

In researching the teacher’s college (later the high school) of Merrimack New Hampshire, I discovered that the man who founded it is little known in that town.   His focus was to develop and nurture educators, with the school board … Continue reading

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Manchester NH’s First Casualty of WW1: Pvt. Henry John Sweeney (1897-1918)

Henry J. Sweeney is a name fairly well known to many of the citizens of Manchester, New Hampshire.  The Henry J. Sweeney Post (American Legion) is active in the city, and the park of the same name on Manchester’s west … Continue reading

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