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The Scales Family of New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts

As is often the case, this story revolves around a photograph.  A tin-type photograph shows an aged man and his wife in a seated, somewhat informal pose.  They are both darkly dressed probably in their best Sunday outfits.  The photographer … 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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New Hampshire’s "Father of Naturopathy," and "Father of American Herbalism," Samuel A. Thomson (1769-1843)

In New Hampshire's colonial history, herbal medicine (or sometimes doing nothing at all) was the safest course to remedy an … Continue reading

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