Tag Archives: Amherst

New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Amherst

During WWI all the citizens of Amherst were involved in some way. By October of 1917 the National Liberty Loan Committee had placed Amherst in a “zone” along with Milford, Wilton, Lyndeborough, Temple, Mont Vernon and Hollis, to raise subscriptions … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Newspaper: The Farmer’s Cabinet and the Boylston Family

That ancient, well-known newspaper known as “The Farmer's Cabinet, was started by Joseph Cushing, who was editor and … Continue reading

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Amherst New Hampshire Physician: Dr. Matthias Spalding (1769-1865)

In order to comprehend the importance of Dr. Spalding's actions

one must first understand smallpox and medical practices of … Continue reading

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Dr. Matthias Spalding

Dr. Matthias Spalding of Chelmsford, Massachusetts AND Amherst, New Hampshire.
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Horace Greeley (1811-1872)

Horace Greeley (1811-1872) born Amherst, New Hampshire; journalist; editor of the New York Tribune Continue reading

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